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Top 13 Hated Words in English Language (2013)

Top 13 Hated Words in English Language (2013) | Language | Scoop.it
Selfie, the recently introduced word in the Oxford English Dictionaries Online, has been crowed the most detested word of the year.

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You don’t judge a book by its cover so you don’t judge music by its language

You don’t judge a book by its cover so you don’t judge music by its language | Language | Scoop.it
MisterPopoTV (via kpopatel27) ("You don’t judge a book by its cover so you don’t judge music by its language" - MisterPopoTV (via...
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SIGMO – is a voice translating device that will revolutionise the way you are able to communicate and understand other languages

SIGMO – is a voice translating device that will revolutionise the way you are able to communicate and understand other languages (値段わからんけどかなりよさげな自動翻訳機。来年1月発売のごた|Sigmo - revolutionary voice translating device.
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Huh Means the Same Thing in Every Language

Huh Means the Same Thing in Every Language | Language | Scoop.it
How the dynamics of human conversation gave shape to a word that knows no boundaries. ('Huh?
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Huh? Scientists find a version in each of 10 languages studied - Los Angeles Times

Huh? Scientists find a version in each of 10 languages studied - Los Angeles Times | Language | Scoop.it
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Huh? Scientists find a version in each of 10 languages studied
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Researchers traveled to cities and remote villages on five continents, visiting native speakers of 10 very different languages.
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Reasons to learn a Language #spanish... - Language Teachers Ireland | Facebook

Reasons to learn a Language #spanish... - Language Teachers Ireland | Facebook | Language | Scoop.it
Reasons to learn a Language #spanish #langchat (Reasons to learn a Language #spanish #langchat http://t.co/70HLrDHStT)
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Languages That Give You The Best Chance To Broaden Your Career

Languages That Give You The Best Chance To Broaden Your Career | Language | Scoop.it
Being bilingual or trilingual can be a great career booster. Here are the languages that will help you get ahead in the business world. (Happy Friday! What do you think is the most useful language in business?
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Speaking softly: the cultural power of languages – live chat

Speaking softly: the cultural power of languages – live chat | Language | Scoop.it
Join us for a live chat on November 8 between 12-2PM GMT to discuss languages, social inclusion and cultural understanding (RT @britac_news: Ian Christie - language learning is the "start of cross-cultural dialogue" #languagesdebate
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Have we literally broken the English language?

Have we literally broken the English language? | Language | Scoop.it
Martha Gill: Well, no, but the redefinition of 'literally' leaves it in a rather awkward state.
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Languages linked to how soon people get dementia symptoms

Languages linked to how soon people get dementia symptoms | Language | Scoop.it
Being able to speak more than one language seems to protect against dementia in later life, according to a study which shows that people who speak two languages develop dementia later in life than people who only speak one language.
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Hungary village Geresdlak goes Finnish with EU-funded language classes and ... - euronews

Hungary village Geresdlak goes Finnish with EU-funded language classes and ... - euronews | Language | Scoop.it
Hungary village Geresdlak goes Finnish with EU-funded language classes and ...
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Backed by cash from the EU they are knuckling down to an intensive 90 hour language course in Finnish.
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Isn't everyone learning English?

Isn't everyone learning English? | Language | Scoop.it
This week, we return to answering the questions I was most asked while I was last in the US. It is natural to think that everyone is learning today's world language, English. When I travel, I mostl...
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How computers are breaking down language barriers

How computers are breaking down language barriers | Language | Scoop.it
ASLIB's Translating and the Computer Conference brings together experts from around the world to discuss the latest advances in machine translation. (RT @Lingo24: We're at @ASLIBInfo Translating & the Computer Conference today.
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Can you learn a language from watching foreign films? - Telegraph

Can you learn a language from watching foreign films? - Telegraph | Language | Scoop.it
Starting with a few Flemish swear words, Anne Billson attempts to pick up another tongue from her adventures in foreign cinema (Well it certainly helps you to understand what's going on in the film, but CAN you REALLY?
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The Nation Newspaper: Help, Nigerian languages are disappearing!

The Nation Newspaper: Help, Nigerian languages are disappearing! | Language | Scoop.it
As English language gains more prominence in both official and private circles in the country, ominous signs stab Yoruba, Igbo and many other... (The Nation Newspaper: Help, Nigerian languages are disappearing!
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One Year in Spanish

One Year in Spanish | Language | Scoop.it
Ideas and Resources for Teaching Spanish and MFL from a Spanish Teacher using Mary Glasgow Magazines in her Classroom. (Are you a #language #teacher with ideas to share? Have a read of our #MFL blog and get involved!
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Literally Everyone Says 'Huh?'

Literally Everyone Says 'Huh?' | Language | Scoop.it
The word "huh?" is not only pronounced similarly across languages, but it also carries a similar meaning around the world, according to a new study. ('Huh?' Is Global, Study Shows - The infamous "huh?
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Ghetto Slang Dictionary

Looking for a ghetto slang dictionary? This article will explore ghetto slang and cite resources where a dictionary may be found. (@DorkShinKi this is a magma requirement.
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The Most Important Body Language Signal For Success - Forbes

The Most Important Body Language Signal For Success - Forbes | Language | Scoop.it
The Most Important Body Language Signal For Success
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I see it all the time. When people find out that I've been hired to speak about body language, everyone does the same thing: they change their posture.
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The future belongs to those who speak three languages - ESL Expertise

The future belongs to those who speak three languages - ESL Expertise | Language | Scoop.it
According to the European Union, “multilingual citizens are better placed to take advantage of the educational, professional and economic opportunities created (RT @Lg_on_the_Move: RT @Multi_Ling_Mat: RT @artsinparis: Countries that encourage multilingualism...
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Is Code the Most Important Language in the World? - Doobybrain.com

Is Code the Most Important Language in the World? - Doobybrain.com (Is Code the Most Important Language in the World? http://t.co/RqZLWDBan8)
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What is the best way to learn a foreign language? | ask.fm/NNourankhalid

What is the best way to learn a foreign language? | ask.fm/NNourankhalid | Language | Scoop.it
Don't. (What is the best way to learn a foreign language? — Don't. http://t.co/20WpVtdQUj)
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Languages, art song, and the supposed “elitist barrier”: “You might not like this much, but it will be good for you”...

Languages, art song, and the supposed “elitist barrier”: “You might not like this much, but it will be good for you”... | Language | Scoop.it
A few weeks ago, I was reading a Yorkshire Life article about Leeds Lieder founder and former Opera North soprano Jane Anthony. It was a preview of the 2013 Leeds Lieder festival, whose artistic di...
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