C1 MEDIATION. THE BILINGUAL BRAIN

This is a challenging mediation task in which you’ll need to show your ability by paraphrasing. Read the context carefully and think about what kind of answer you would give in the exam.

You will find a sample answer in the following entry. But make sure you try yourself before checking it!!

CONTEXT

You are taking part in a round table about bilingualism. Most people in the audience are intermediate students of English as a Second Language.

Explain how age affects language acquisition, the benefits of being bilingual, and how our brain works differently depending on when you acquired your second language.

You have 2-3 minutes to explain.