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Languages of America (INFOGRAPHIC) | Business Language Services

Languages of America (INFOGRAPHIC) | Business Language Services | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it
Languages of America - An infographic by the team at Business Language Services. Some useful facts on the languages of America, you may be surprised...
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Actually "Languages of the U.S.A." -still most interesting ! :)

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English, Irish, Welsh, Scottish etc. Indo-European languages Treef

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Visualising the origins of Indo-European languages.

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Digital tools 'to save languages' | ... most interesting :)

Digital tools 'to save languages' | ... most interesting :) | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it

 

"Facebook, YouTube and even texting will be the salvation of many of the world's endangered languages, scientists believe."

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K. David Harrison (an associate professor of linguistics at Swarthmore College and a National Geographic Fellow) explains that languages are the human knowledge base : everything human beings know is encoded in languages and cultures. Harrison also tells about his dictionary project : the starting point is...  any language of the world ! These online dictionaries started about a decade ago.

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An article / a 03'58" audio file (the interview) and... 126 comments !

 

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Primlangues | Enseignement des langues dans le premier degré

Primlangues | Enseignement des langues dans le premier degré | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it

 

"Site institutionnel d'accompagnement de l'enseignement des langues vivantes à l'école, Primlangues réunit, entre autres, des séquences pédagogiques, des activités pour la classe et des supports de cours."


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How to learn 30 languages | BBC Future

How to learn 30 languages | BBC Future | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it
Some people can speak a seemingly impossible number of tongues. How do they manage it, asks David Robson, and what can we learn from them?
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"[...] consider the challenges for the brain, it’s no wonder most of us find learning a language so demanding. We have many different memory systems, and mastering a different tongue requires all of them. [...]"

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"[...] consider the challenges for the brain, it’s no wonder most of us find learning a language so demanding. We have many different memory systems, and mastering a different tongue requires all of them. [...]"

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Indo-European Languages—Centum Branch

Indo-European Languages—Centum Branch | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it
This page presents the Centum side of the Indo-European language tree
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Same topic, alternative visual...

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Krashen's theory on 2nd language acquisition | Learning

SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION SONIA ALBERTAZZI MILAGRO AZOFEIFA GABRIELA SERRANO Material created by Sonia Albertazzi, Milagro Azofeifa y Gabriela Serrano for ... (Krashen´s theory on second language acquisition....

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Apprendre les langues en ligne avec 14 réseaux sociaux

Apprendre les langues en ligne avec 14 réseaux sociaux | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it

"Le miracle de l’internet c’est bien l’échange! Surtout l’échange spécialisé qui permet de rencontrer des gens avec les mêmes affinités ou les mêmes besoins. Justement en terme d‘apprentissage des langues, nous sommes vraiment servis! [...]"

Cocktail Web - Actualité de l'Internet et les outils du Web...

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