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March 5, 2021
by ISB Native Language Programs

Multilingualism and the Sustainable Development Goals

Did you know? Multilingualism has been identified as key to achieving the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, considered a blueprint for a better future. This month—between UNESCO International Mother Language Day on February 21 and the International Day of Multilingualism on … Continue reading

December 10, 2018
by ISB Native Language Programs
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How Bilingualism Can Boost the Brain

Being bilingual or multilingual confers many benefits, from cultural connections to academic opportunities. In addition, research shows that it fortifies the brain, boosting grey-matter volume and white-matter integrity in areas affecting executive function: humans’ ability to control their behavior. The … Continue reading