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 There are also opposing viewpoints on whether bilingualism positively or negatively affects development in children. Some possible advantages of bilingualism are more efficient executive control, such as attention shifting, increased vocabulary growth and advances in literacy. Some argue that bilingualism has negative consequences for children such as less efficient ambiguity systems, smaller vocabularies in each language and poor grammar skills in each language. There are also opposing viewpoints on whether bilingualism positively or negatively affects development in children. Some possible advantages of bilingualism are more efficient executive control, such as attention shifting, increased vocabulary growth and advances in literacy. Some argue that bilingualism has negative consequences for children such as less efficient ambiguity systems, smaller vocabularies in each language and poor grammar skills in each language.