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Unformatted text preview: with my ideas. While the majority of them are not fluent in another language, they all expressed interest in learning another language but were concerned about the difficulty. The few that were fluent in another language found that it has helped them in their studies as well. We discussed the use of the Rosetta Stone program and its proven effectiveness, but the deterrent is the price range is a bit high for a college student. Some other social Murungi 1 and cultural benefits from bilingualism include: being able to interact with your family on a more personal level with their mother tongue. Also, many immigrants have still not mastered the English language and helping to translate for them during a chance encounter is useful as well. After learning about the advantages of bilingualism, I am determined to master my family’s mother tongue and not only express my nativism, but also reap the benefits from my newfound bilingualism....
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- Fall '08
- English, Multilingualism, bilingual children, oral presentation reflection, Laura Faulk, Kendi Murungi