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Answers for “The benefits of being bilingual” with explanation
|27. eye movements||Russian – English bilingual people||paragraph B line 10||Some of the most compelling ……………….comes from studying eye movements. Russian-English bilingual……….|
|28. language co-activation||Bilingual people engage both languages simultaneously||paragraph B, line 6 and 7,||some of the most compelling ……………….called language co-activation. In cases like this , language co-activation ………….map onto words in either language.
|29. Stroop Task||test, called, naming colours||paragraph C, line 6 and 7||In the classical Stroop Task people…………..asked to name the colour of the word’s font.
|30. conflict management||more able to handle||paragraph C, line 6 and 7||…. .. .. bilingual people often perform better on tasks that require conflict management.
This means that bilingual people are better (more able) to perform (handle) those tasks which require (involving) a special skill and that is conflict management.
|31. cognitive control||changing strategies, have superior||paragraph C, last sentence||……..reflecting better cognitive control when having to make rapid changes of strategy.
|32. YES||attitudes, have changed, recent years||paragraph A, line 2 and 6,||In the past, such children were considered disadvantage….. . .. .) ………………… advancement in technology have helped to show that children who speak in two or more languages identifying several clear benefits (last line). This means that the attitudes have changed.|
|33. NOT GIVEN||Paragraph B talks about the use of words while paragraph C talks about guessing words. But none of them shows any comparison on who is better in guessing correctly a word. There is no clear indication about the statement in the question 33.|
|34. NO||consistently, name images, faster||paragraph C line, 2 and 3||For instance, knowing more than one language can cause speakers to name pictures more slowly.
|35. NO||brains process single sounds,||paragraph D||When monolingual and bilingual adolescents listen to simple speech sounds without any intervening background noise, they show highly similar brain stem responses.
|36. NOT GIVEN||Fewer, suffer, brain disease, old age||Paragraph F is the only place where the writer mentions the old age in terms of issues related to brain disease. But nowhere in the paragraph has the writer said anything about a comparison on who suffer from brain disease more- bilingual or monolingual.|
|37. D||example, brains, respond, differently,||paragraph D, line 4||When researchers play the same sound to both groups……….pitch perception.
|38. G||demonstration, a bilingual upbringing, before we learn to speak||paragraph G, line 1 to 3||Furthermore, the benefits associated with bilingual …………….|
|39. B||description, process, identify words that they hear||Paragraph B, lines 2 and 3||When we hear a word, we don’t hear the entire word all at once: the sounds arrive in sequential order.
|40. C||negative consequences, being bilingual||paragraph C, line 2 and 3||For instance, knowing more than one language can cause speakers to name pictures more slowly.