there are many jobs that require a bilingual employee. Hence there is a huge demand as well as market for bilingual or multilingual people who can easily be employed in such organizations. A person who speaks two languages or more has more opportunities to find a job easily. There are also many other benefits of being a bilingual.
As for my experience as a bilingual, I would say I am so luck for being so. As a bilingual, I have come across various incidences which point towards the significance of knowing more than one language. I have learnt many things from reading and interacting in my second language “English”. My knowledge in English, as a second language has helped me in my career as well as various other aspects of my life. Before learning a second language, my reading and interacting were limited to my first language “Arabic". The various interactions I had through reading and writing far exceeded the experience I gained through interaction in my first language – “Arabic”. When I decided to join the foreign language program, I have not imagined that I would benefit so much from learning a second language. Prior to enrolling in a foreign language program, my experiences were limited in nature; however my scope was widened post learning the second language. After graduating as an English major, I was presented with endless opportunities to explore however I decided to be an English teacher whereas I can choose another job but I prefer to be a teacher. After enrolling in this Master program, I realized how very important to be the true significance of being a bilingual is and used this opportunity to teach educate bilingual or even multilingual students.
The issue of “Bilingualism” is very important of utmost significance not only for bilinguals but it is also in other equally relevant fields such as important since it is related to