Why you should learn a second language (and other facts about being bilingual)

Monolingualism, speaking only one language, is not the norm for most of the world. Many countries have multiple official languages, and there are many places where it is common to know the language of your village, the common language (or “lingua franca”, as we linguists call it) of your area and an official language of … More Why you should learn a second language (and other facts about being bilingual)