Bilingual education has become very popular recently, perhaps because of the most interesting reasons bilingual education is the concept of equality in education in our country. How can one get a great education when he does not fully understand the language in which the teachings are taught? Is not that a second class citizen? Do we just let them or teach them in their mother tongue and worry about assimilation later? The fact that the subject has many advantages and disadvantages.
On the positive side there are many advantages that students learn very early in another language. It has been proven that children who learn in other languages in their early life are more likely to seize the vocabulary, grammar and shades of both languages. It has also been shown that the same students will be equally as capable of learning the third and fourth languages. The causes are varied, but one of the main reasons is that many languages have one ancient language, such as Latin or Greek. As nationalities evolved, their languages changed, but they kept the same words and word structures. As the world shrinks and becomes increasingly global, it becomes increasingly important to communicate in multiple languages.
It can not be denied that bilingual classes are a basic level for students. Wait until high school makes kids more difficult. When a student introduces the second language, it becomes much easier for him to grow older as he grows old. It is a good thing for students to become familiar with the culture of different countries, which is also enhanced by language acquisition. Studies have shown that multi-language ability does not interfere with the mind. In fact, it helps you speed up your development and leads you to a well-to-go future.
On the negative side, there are people who feel that bilingual education is a bad idea because it takes away our national identity. The United States has always been called a "melting pot of cultures" where everyone is treated equally and every culture becomes the United States' primary culture. Historically, newcomers in this country were forced to learn our English language and our many ways while contributing to some parts of their historical culture, and as a result, improving the whole culture. The argument that keeping the language of the old country is no longer as easy to integrate into this country.
Bilingual education is a cause for concern in other countries and the United States. Currently, a move is currently under way in France to ensure that French remains the dominant language and that every citizen learns to speak French. Likewise, in the United States, many people feel that we as a country have gone too far to make every other culture comfortable in every home language. The problem raised is that if everything is printed in more native languages, new arrivals do not need to study in English. And if they do not learn English, they will never fully integrate into the United States. By creating nationalistic clicks, some say that we can potentially create the same social issues that can be found elsewhere in the world and that migrants to the United States often run away. My personal conviction is that children from other cultures who speak at home in other languages have to learn English and have to be English for all government affairs.
In summary, bilingual education does not mean that you do anything away from American students. In fact, it is just the opposite. Language is an important part of the learning process. Young students are in a position to learn the second language early enough, which will greatly benefit the future. Therefore, many school districts employ bilingual education criteria with a lower level of education. At the same time, we all recognize that there are problems in bilingual education and our schools and societies must fully face these issues