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One in four children in Australia is born outside of the country, and many children are growing up with other languages spoken at home. While there’re many advantages of being bilingual, parents of bilingually developing children are worried that they they are falling behind their peers in English. New research is being conducted, through Macquarie University, into whether children who grow up in multilingual families experience difficulties in learning English.

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