Bilingualism strengthens cognitive abilities – bilingual people tend to be more creative and flexible. They can be more open-minded, and they also find it easier to focus on a variety of tasks simultaneously. And being able to speak two languages helps in other ways too…


  • Bilingual children tend to be more successful in education. They tend to perform better in tasks
  • Bilingual people find it easier to learn additional languages
  • Children in Welsh medium education do just as well, if not better, in English as children in English medium education