Two Languages are Better than One

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NerdGraph put together an infographic comparing the advantages and disadvantages of being monolingual vs. multilingual. While mono linguists tend to have a wider vocabulary and faster retrieval rate, bilinguals tend to be more creative and better problem-solvers.

Other fun facts:

  • 99% of Latvians can speak two or more languages
  • Bilangualism results in a 2.8% increase in hourly wages

Check out the full infographic from NerdGraph: Monolingual vs Bilingual.

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