Creative Thinking
Increase in fluency, flexibility, originality and elaboration in thinking

Communication Advantages
Wider Communication (Extended family, community, international links, employment)
Support literacy in two languages

Cultural Advantages
Broader enculturation, deeper multiculturalism, two 'language worlds' of experience
Enables the individual to move between cultures

Cognitive Advantages
Thinking benefits (e.g.creativity, sensitivity to communication)

Character Advantages
Raised self-esteem
Security in identity

Academic Advantages
Increased academic achievement
Ease in learning a third language