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Contact some local schools and ask about what bilingual programs they have. Exploring language (6th edn) (1995)This means extra expense for bilingual assistants and more teacher time. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Write an essay in which you argue in favor of bilingual education in public school systems. Exploring language (6th edn) (1995)What is the status of bilingual education in that city? Exploring language (6th edn) (1995)My aim in settling in Languedoc was to become bilingual within five years. Times, Sunday Times (2006)If there is a form of bilingual education, how does it work? Exploring language (6th edn) (1995)I have hired bilingual assistants to teach them and bought dictionaries of all the different languages. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She says she has observed bilingual nursery school education working well in Lebanon and Egypt. Times, Sunday Times (2011)More than a dramatic memoir, his essay is a strong argument against the precepts of bilingual education in America. Exploring language (6th edn) (1995)
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British English: bilingual /baɪˈlɪŋɡwəl/ ADJECTIVE
Bilingual means involving or using two languages.
- American English: bilingual
- Arabic: بِلُغَتَيْـن
- Brazilian Portuguese: bilíngue
- Chinese: 双语的
- Croatian: dvojezičan
- Czech: dvojjazyčný
- Danish: tosproget
- Dutch: tweetalig
- European Spanish: bilingüe
- Finnish: kaksikielinen
- French: bilingue
- German: zweisprachig
- Greek: δίγλωσσος
- Italian: bilingue
- Japanese: バイリンガルの
- Korean: 이중 언어의
- Norwegian: tospråklig
- Polish: dwujęzyczny
- European Portuguese: bilingue
- Romanian: bilingv
- Russian: двуязычный
- Spanish: bilingüe
- Swedish: tvåspråkig
- Thai: สามารถเขียนหรือพูดได้สองภาษา
- Turkish: iki dilli
- Ukrainian: двомовний
- Vietnamese: song ngữ
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