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Monday Night Owls - 25 June 2018 - The benefits of working in your second language
We read an article which talked about the positive side effects of working in your second language:
Vocabulary Top 10:
slip - a small mistake
silver lining - something good that can be found in a bad situation
add an extra string to your bow - to add more than one idea, skill, plan, etc., that you can use if it is needed
emotional engagement - a personal connection based on emotions (either positive or negative) between someone and something else
strain - a feeling of stress and worry that you have because you are trying to do too much, are dealing with a difficult problem, etc.
deflect - to keep (something, such as a question) from affecting or being directed at a person or thing
taxing - requiring a lot of effort, energy, etc.
fall into a trap -get into a bad position or situation from which it is difficult to escape
pitfall - a danger or problem that is hidden or not obvious at first
bearable - possible to bear : able to be accepted or endured
Do you work in your second language?
Do you agree with the author about these benefits?