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The Great Language Game

Challenge yourself to identify some seventy languages by their sound alone. Learn more about how languages sound and where they're spoken.

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Planet Veritas - Language News's curator insight, September 6, 2013 5:18 AM

In a playful, Friday mood :)
Test your knowledge of global tongues with this game.

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Natural born linguists: what drives multi-language speakers?

Natural born linguists: what drives multi-language speakers? | L2 Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Get out there and chat to native speakers if you want to learn a language, a group of multilingual speakers tell Martin Williams

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Planet Veritas - Language News's curator insight, September 9, 2013 6:36 AM

Tips to improve your ability to speak several languages...

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The Power of the Bilingual Brain - TIME

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The Power of the Bilingual Brain
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The Power of the Bilingual Brain. Learning a second language can produce a nimbler mind. Now some schools are finding new ways to help students tap the benefits.
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How does English sound to foreign ears?

How does English sound to foreign ears? | L2 Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
As English speakers, we are among the laziest linguists in the world, waiting for everyone else to talk like us. But how do we sound to foreign ears?

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Think twice, speak once: Bilinguals process both languages simultaneously

Think twice, speak once: Bilinguals process both languages simultaneously | L2 Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Bilingual speakers can switch languages seamlessly, likely developing a higher level of mental flexibility than monolinguals, according linguistic researchers.

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Planet Veritas - Language News's curator insight, September 12, 2013 9:04 AM
Think Twice, Speak Once: Bilinguals Process Both Languages Simultaneously
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Editorial: Second language needed to globally compete - Iowa State Daily

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Editorial: Second language needed to globally compete Iowa State Daily This can be achieved through taking three years of foreign language in high school, taking a college level foreign language course at another college, through an exam such as...
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