monolingualism is bad for the economy

By December 3, 2013

Losing their heritage language decreases the earning potential of 2nd-generation migrants

Author Ingrid Piller

Dr Ingrid Piller is Professor of Applied Linguistics at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. Ingrid’s research expertise is in the fields of intercultural communication, bilingual education and the sociolinguistics of language learning and multilingualism in the contexts of migration and globalization.

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