Archives for September 2014

September 2014 – “The power of the bilingual brain”

In a 2013 edition of Time Magazine an article entitled ‘The power of the bilingual brain’ piqued my interest. Spanning 6 pages in length the article emphatically stresses the many benefits reaped from one’s bilingual education. For instance, research indicates that the brains of multilingual people are different in comparison to their monolingual counterparts –
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Mid-Autumn Festival (a.k.a. Moon Festival)

The Mid-Autumn Festival (pronounced Zhōngqiū Jié) was traditionally for farmers celebrating their summer harvest on the day when the moon was deemed to be at its fullest and brightest. Nowadays, it has become the second-biggest holiday – after the Chinese New Year and celebrated widely amongst Chinese everywhere. This year, it falls on the Monday
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