Hispanics typically speak Spanish. There is a growing concern that their refusal to abandon Spanish for English would divide Americans along language lines. Others point out that Hispanics may be more likely to work in the least desirable sectors, given their proficiency of English, or lack of it. I personally observed that majority of the workers in
But Malaysians and Singaporeans probably would find these worries unwarranted. After all, most of us speak two or three languages. In
I recently spent the New Year’s Eve with my sister and parents in
There is nothing wrong to be bilingual or trilingual. Just make sure that we start at young age, since our ability to learn another language goes south as we get older.