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Bilingual and struggling

Bilingual and struggling | Language | Scoop.it
A bilingual parent tries to keep a native tongue alive at home, a problem faced by many immigrants.
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I Interview My Mother on Her Bilingual Childhood - Bilingual Monkeys

I Interview My Mother on Her Bilingual Childhood - Bilingual Monkeys | Language | Scoop.it
My mother shares her history as a bilingual child, with bilingual parents.
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Spanish Words Kids Love: Los juguetes del mercado

Spanish Words Kids Love: Los juguetes del mercado | Language | Scoop.it
Spanish words in short, complete sentences and beautiful footage of Mexico teach vocabulary and culture. Printable picture cards and activities for using this Spanish video for kids.

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10 reasons to use games in language teaching | Teach them English

10 reasons to use games in language teaching | Teach them English | Language | Scoop.it
While I would never suggest turning all of your classes into one long ‘gamesfest’, I will always argue that a good game can be not only justified, but should be regarded as an important part of your teaching repertoire.
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Stop Playing Candy Crush and Learn a Language Instead—It's Just As Much Fun - Slate Magazine

Stop Playing Candy Crush and Learn a Language Instead—It's Just As Much Fun - Slate Magazine | Language | Scoop.it
Stop Playing Candy Crush and Learn a Language Instead—It's Just As Much Fun
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In mid-December, Apple named Duolingo—a piece of[let's stet] language-learning software—its 2013 iPhone app of the year.
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Mother struggles with only speaking English in multicultural world - San Jose Mercury News

Mother struggles with only speaking English in multicultural world - San Jose Mercury News | Language | Scoop.it
Mother struggles with only speaking English in multicultural world San Jose Mercury News When I was little, I was always slightly jealous of other Indian girls because they had names like Lakshmi and Priya and Arundhati, names that shimmered with...
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The Benefits of Learning Languages

The Benefits of Learning Languages | Language | Scoop.it
This lesson is designed around a short film from Avalon directed by Barry Levinson and an infographic titled The Advantages of Learning Languages by Kaplan .

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9 Spanish Alphabet Activities that Teach Vocabulary

9 Spanish Alphabet Activities that Teach Vocabulary | Language | Scoop.it
Spanish alphabet activities teach letter names, letter sounds and vocabulary. Free printable with pictures to represent each letter.

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My career teaching English as a foreign language: the love of a linguist

My career teaching English as a foreign language: the love of a linguist | Language | Scoop.it
Iona Lunan outlines her work as a language trainer, sharing advice on the key skills you'll need and what challenges you'll face (My career teaching English as a foreign language: the love of a linguist http://t.co/WzHyRMaNH1...
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Spanish Games for Kids: Vocabulary for Puzzles

Spanish Games for Kids: Vocabulary for Puzzles | Language | Scoop.it
Puzzles in Spanish are an excellent language activity for kids. Includes a printable version of vocabulary for doing puzzles.

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InCultureParent | Multicultural Children's Book Day: January 27

InCultureParent | Multicultural Children's Book Day: January 27 | Language | Scoop.it
Exciting! January 27 is the first ever Multicultural Children's Book Day.
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7 Cognitive Advantages of Learning a Foreign Language | Fun Languages

7 Cognitive Advantages of Learning a Foreign Language | Fun Languages | Language | Scoop.it
7 Cognitive Advantages of Learning a Foreign Language A recent article in The Telegraph puts it very succinctly . (7 Cognitive Advantages of learning another language.

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What Bilingual Babies Reveal About the Brain: Q&A with Psychologist Janet Werker | Brain & Mind Studies, Language Learning | LiveScience

What Bilingual Babies Reveal About the Brain: Q&A with Psychologist Janet Werker | Brain & Mind Studies, Language Learning | LiveScience | Language | Scoop.it

Psychology studies of bilingual babies suggest that learning two languages can offer brain and cognitive advantages. Scientists hope studying bilingual babies can teach us about how the mind works.


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