Hi, everyone! I hope you are keeping well and safe. You’ve done a great job by staying at home and minimising social contact! Give yourself a big round of applause! Social distancing is important as this greatly reduces the risk… Read moreWhat can we do when practising social distancing?
Don’t worry, this blog post doesn’t mean to discourage you from studying! In fact, it is an integral part of your learning process. I’ve seen students spending hours in the library every day. Yet, we shouldn’t let it dominate our… Read moreWhat else can we do apart from studying?
Bilinguals use their languages in different contexts, with different people, for different goals. As a consequence, it would be impossible to be bilingual and have the exact same command of both languages – i.e. the “true bilingualism” the man I met spoke of, or balanced bilingualism, as researchers call it. In brief, all bilinguals have different commands of the languages they speak – and that is absolutely okay.