Alaska language specialists talk about the effects of multilingualism on the developing brain

Posters on the walls of the Yup’ik immersion class with the Yup’ik alphabet (Photo by Wesley Early, Alaska Public Media – Anchorage)

The Anchorage School District offers 8 foreign language immersion programs within the public school system. That is quite a commitment to producing multilingual humans. Are there long term benefits to speaking more than 1 language fluently? We discuss making connections through language learning in the developing brain on the next Line One.

HOST: Dr. Jillian Woodruff
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