The good thing about Being Bilingual

The bittersweet breakthrough that language, and also the tales it carries, is certainly not a path that is straight.

By Natalia Sylvester

Ms. Sylvester is a writer that is peruvian-american.

    Sept. 20, 2019

My moms and dads declined to allow my cousin and me personally forget just how to talk Spanish by pretending they didn’t realize as soon as we talked English. Spanish ended up being the only language we had been permitted to speak within our one-bedroom apartment in Miami into the late 1980s. The two of us graduated from English as an extra language lessons in record time as kindergartners and very very first graders, so we longed to relax and play and talk and inhabit English as though it had been a shiny brand new doll.


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