In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Personally, I'm glad I'm bilingual, but I am much more comfortable speaking Spanish than English.
- Since her graduation, she has worked as a bilingual secretary in a French law firm and as a PA to the general manager of the Clarence Hotel.
- It is not enough to be bilingual teachers with extensive knowledge of bilingual theory or language instruction.
- Many of them were probably bilingual, speaking Arabic and the now-extinct variety of Spanish known as Mozarabic.
- Almost half that Hispanic population is more comfortable speaking only Spanish, and 28 percent is bilingual, according to a study by the Pew Hispanic Center.
- A cross-sectional survey study was conducted with bilingual education teachers.
- Fluently bilingual, Matte speaks in perfect English, while the rest of the band members are split between favouring French or English.
- Encourage students to express key words or concepts in their native language, using a bilingual staff member, parent, or other student, if available, to help interpret.
- Many Angolans are bilingual, speaking Portuguese and one or several African languages.
- In the mid 1960s my Aunt Alice, a retired bilingual executive secretary, had almost suddenly become unable to lift her chin off her chest.
- Having a bilingual secretary in a company can add huge kudos.
- Fluent in both Thai and English, Wuthinan's bilingual knowledge was desperately needed manning the phones at the blood donation centre.
- Now fluently bilingual, he is legal counsel for the Nunavut government in Iqaluit.
- It was in the heart of what was now considered Spanish Harlem and served the bilingual descendants of New York's Spanish speaking immigrants.
- It arrived close to sundown, after my bilingual secretary had gone home.
- And most of the young were bilingual or trilingual (reading and/or speaking French and English as well as Arabic).
- Christine is fluently bilingual and will be soliciting book reviews in both English and French.
- Subsequent generations are often fluently bilingual, speaking English outside of the home and Spanish in the home.
- Never mind that she's superbly qualified and fluently bilingual.
- Teresa is convinced he was helped by being bilingual; she has brought up all the children to speak Italian.
- Many Brahui-speakers are bilingual, speaking Baluchi or other local languages.
- Blocked rules that would require federal agencies to offer bilingual assistance to non-English speaking persons.
- Her research interests include the role of metacognition in second and bilingual language learning.
- This code was translated into English and published in a bilingual text in 1989 in the United States.
- However, the old scorn has largely gone and there is now no social stigma to speaking Welsh; there is a bilingual television channel, road signs are in both languages, and official business can be carried out in Welsh as well as English.
- Forster cautions that future finds of bilingual texts could change the picture, but these results demonstrate the utility of his technique.
- They [conference participants] swapped titles and syllabuses and tips on presenting oral and bilingual texts to their students.
- They are allowed to take the Regents Exam in their native language, with a bilingual dictionary, and all the time they need.
- This book is bilingual, written in both French and English.
- The text is fully bilingual, and portraits adorn nearly all entries.
- The summer camps are run on a Monday to Friday basis from 10 am to 3pm and feature bilingual activities such as drama, art, crafts, music, dancing and sports.
- Preparation is further complicated in that not all states provide certification in bilingual education and/or ESL.
- Are there customs and themes you hope to preserve or advance through bilingual texts?
- Language texts as well as instructional material in workbooks, bilingual texts, audiotapes, and multimedia formats have also been developed.
- Along with Marion and an organizer from Guatemala, she will attended the bilingual training at the AFL-CIO Organizing Institute in Los Angeles.
- Some - including the Scottish Executive - are none too keen on bilingual signs in a language that few understand and even fewer speak.
- This is also the first year that candidates whose first language is not English or Irish will be allowed to use bilingual translation dictionaries in certain examinations.
- This worry is also shared by other schools, so the number of the city's primary and secondary schools that are bold enough to completely conduct bilingual education in main courses are few.
- Later, he came to Boston and studied bilingual education in the University of Massachusetts where he taught science to Latino students at the high school level.
- The drawings by Bulgarian children will be then included in a special bilingual edition of the book, in Bulgarian and French.
- A fascinating artistic account came from Leow Puay Tin who writes modular, bilingual texts on cards, to be shuffled and used in varying ways.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.