Do you know more than one language? Around the world there are many people
that know more than one language. They travel and go abroad to study so
they can practice these different languages. Those people are bilingual.
That means that you are able to speak, understand and comprehend two
languages. It's clear that you will dominate your primary language more
than the other, but the fact of knowing two languages is awesome. Your
primary language is the one that you have learned first, almost always in
your home with your parents. The second language is the one that you learn
for example in your school or also in your home. It depends if your parents
are bilingual or not.
I consider myself as bilingual. My primary language is Spanish and my
second language is English. Currently, I'm an exchange student at the
University of Minnesota. It has been an experience of enrichment because it
has helped me to dominate my English language. I think that being bilingual
is an advantage because it is a tool for communication, knowledge, and a
connection with others. Also, it keeps the brain exercising and allows you
to explore new horizons through language.
The video below show you the diversity of languages around the world. Also,
it is clear that bilingualism is a passport to the world. Don't you think
knowing more than one language and understand people from other parts of
the world are awesome and interesting?