The Benefits Of Being Multilingual Summary

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In the “Advantages of Being Multilingual” Mendez stresses the importance of being bilingual, Mendez provides a numerous amount of evidence to back up her argument. The author also includes disadvantages, and provides those in the beginning, by doing this Mendez hopes that the reader knows that there will be a few obstacles. Mendez targets mostly teenagers, but also parents that are looking forward to teaching their children a second language. Following that, Mendez provides a list of the benefits that an individual will gain or have if you are bilingual, “…cognitive flexibility, higher chance in job employment, and improved communication.” Providing advantages give a good impression to the reader, therefore, the readers challenge themselves to learn another language.
Mendez uses statistics to draw in readers, by providing statistics Mendez hopes that the readers will challenge themselves and to learn another language. “56% out of 7.442 billion people, in the world, are bilingual, the top three most common languages are Chinese, English, and Spanish.” This is a tack tick that many writers use, but in case it seems to fail, this may only interest part of the author’s readers, those who are interested in the data, the author fails to full fill the other side interests. Also, the author defines bilingual and monolingual, it helps the readers understand deeply the context for the advocacy of becoming bilingual.
Furthermore, in the third paragraph, the author backs up her
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