Why being bilingual is good for your brain

Liz Blamire

27th October 2023

Happy Friday, especially if you are bilingual!

Being bilingual means you can speak two (or more) languages fluently. The most recent evidence tells us that being bilingual is good for your brain. For example, it could delay the onset of dementia by 4 and half years!

Why being bilingual is good for your brain (BBC Ideas)

Liz Blamire

Liz is the current tutor2u subject lead for Health and Social Care. She is a former NHS midwife, who has worked in community, birth centre and acute hospital settings. Liz is an SSAT Accredited Lead Practitioner, who has taught Health and Social Care in FE and secondary schools, where she was a successful HOD. Liz is an experienced senior examiner and author.

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