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Editorial Board       p-ISSN 2308-4944 (print)       e-ISSN 2409-0085 (online)
SOI: 1.1/TAS         DOI: 10.15863/TAS

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ISJ Theoretical & Applied Science 07(123) 2023

Philadelphia, USA

* Scientific Article * Impact Factor 6.630

Khushmurodova, Sh.

Advantages of being bilingual in terms of cognitive development.

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Language: English

Citation: Khushmurodova, Sh. (2023). Advantages of being bilingual in terms of cognitive development. ISJ Theoretical & Applied Science, 07 (123), 238-242. Soi: Doi:

Pages: 238-242

Published: 30.07.2023

Abstract: Starting with an exploration of cognitive development and language acquisition, the article highlights how bilingualism induces neuroplastic changes in the brain, leading to strengthened neural connections and cognitive advantages. Metalinguistic awareness, characterized by the ability to think about language as a system, is found to be enhanced in bilingual individuals. They exhibit advanced communication skills, adaptability in their communication strategies, and heightened sensitivity to nonverbal cues and contextual information. Bilingualism also promotes metacognitive awareness and strategic thinking in communication. The article highlights the manifold benefits of bilingualism for cognitive development, metalinguistic awareness, and communicative skills. By embracing bilingualism in educational settings and language policies, language development can be enhanced, ultimately promoting effective communication and intercultural exchange.

Key words: Bilingualism, cognitive development, metalinguistic awareness, communicative skills, language policy.








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