Pivotal Experiences Relating Bilingualism and Social-Cognitive Development

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Pivotal Experiences Relating Bilingualism and Social-Cognitive Development
We open upon a scene whereby an Armenian girl in high school looks to be experiencing difficulties in understanding the concept of “falling down.” After various attempts at reiterating the term “falling down,” the teacher looks at the girl who continues to shrug her shoulders and display a quizzical look. At this point, the teacher proceeds to climb upon her desk, step off, and land on the ground while uttering the term “falling down.” Immediately the girl’s disposition changes: she nods her head in acknowledgement and exclaims, “Oh, now I know what you mean!” Subsequently, the girl picks up her pencil and drops it upon her desk while saying, “Falling down.” The...
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