from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Using or able to use two languages, especially with equal or nearly equal fluency.
- adj. Using two languages in some proportion in order to facilitate learning by students who have a native proficiency in one language and are acquiring proficiency in the other: bilingual training; bilingual education.
- adj. Of, relating to, or expressed in two languages: a bilingual dictionary.
- n. A person who uses or is able to use two languages, especially with equal fluency.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Having the ability to speak two languages
- adj. Spoken or written in two different languages
- adj. Characterized by the use or presence of two languages
- n. A person who is bilingual.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Containing, or consisting of, two languages; expressed in two languages.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Containing or expressed in two languages; recorded in two versions of different language.
- Speaking two languages or a mixture of two.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. using or knowing two languages
- n. a person who speaks two languages fluently
The term bilingual education ought to mean teaching people to become bilingual, but like many other liberal terms, it means the opposite of what it seems to say.
The term bilingual education ought to mean teaching people to become
Indiana School for the Deaf, which was founded more than 165 years ago and promotes what it calls a bilingual, bicultural philosophy that includes American Sign Language and English.
Mitch Daniels, a Republican, filled four empty slots on the board of the Indiana School for the Deaf, which was founded more than 165 years ago and promotes what it calls a bilingual, bicultural philosophy that includes American Sign Language and English.
Venezuela also provides specialized education for the deaf population, and in this video, school staff explain how they go around teaching deaf children who may also suffer from cognitive deficiencies in what they call a bilingual environment.
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The diagram illustrates how the aid of theories provided by monolingual studies was used to investigate reading development in bilingual settings.
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Others are lost gradually in bilingual cultures, as indigenous tongues are overwhelmed by the dominant language at school, in the marketplace and on television.