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Microsoft Unveils Skype Translator That Translates Different Languages In Real Time Conversations

Microsoft Unveils Skype Translator That Translates Different Languages In Real Time Conversations | Languages | Scoop.it
Microsoft has introduced Skype Language Translator, read on to find out more.
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5 Interesting Careers for Language Lovers Beyond Translation | Language News

5 Interesting Careers for Language Lovers Beyond Translation | Language News | Languages | Scoop.it
Bilingualism is one of the most sought after job skills right now, for good reason. Here are 5 careers for language lovers in fields other than translation.
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Speaking 2 Languages Keeps Your Brain Sharp Later in Life - Fusion

Speaking 2 Languages Keeps Your Brain Sharp Later in Life - Fusion | Languages | Scoop.it
Fusion Speaking 2 Languages Keeps Your Brain Sharp Later in Life Fusion Those who spoke two languages performed better on general intelligence and memory tests, and had better verbal, reading and mental processing abilities than their monolingual...
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Lost in Romanisation

Lost in Romanisation | Languages | Scoop.it
THE policy of détente with China espoused by Taiwan’s president, Ma Ying-jeou, has caused fears among some Taiwanese that the island’s rowdy democracy will be...
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Learn THREE Languages At The Same Time?

Learn THREE Languages At The Same Time? | Languages | Scoop.it
Some time ago I wrote about learning two languages at the same time. Since then I have been studying Italian off and on in a very casual and informal way, by using simple tricks, music, audio programs, and reading.
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The 9 Habits of Highly Effective Polyglots

The 9 Habits of Highly Effective Polyglots | Languages | Scoop.it
Which will you rely on when learning a language? “Habit” (built by repetition) or “Will power” (depends on your feelings) ? I will pick a solid habit any d
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Excellent Web Tools to Help Students Learn English Pronunciation

Excellent Web Tools to Help Students Learn English Pronunciation | Languages | Scoop.it
May 19, 2014
English language is a stressed language (I mean stress in linguistic terms) and as such it poses some daunting challenges to learners particularly EFL learners. I speak four languages...
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Top 100 Language Lovers 2014 – Nominate your favourite now!

Top 100 Language Lovers 2014 – Nominate your favourite now! | Languages | Scoop.it
After the great success of the last five editions of our Top 100 Language Blogs competition (results for 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013), the bab.la (Top 100 Language Lovers 2014 – Nominate your favourite now!
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Take your listening skills to the next level with the Smart Repeat app

Take your listening skills to the next level with the Smart Repeat app | Languages | Scoop.it
I just came across an app for listening to foreign language audio which is so cool that I just had to share it. I listen to a lot of audio when I’m learning a new language, and there are always bits of a dialogue that are difficult to break down.
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Can You Learn a Language While Living In Another Country?

Can You Learn a Language While Living In Another Country? | Languages | Scoop.it
The topic of this week's post was inspired by a question a friend of mine posed to me. After reading my blog, she asked how easy it is to learn a language while living in a country where that language isn't spoken.
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Why the language of Jesus is at risk

Why the language of Jesus is at risk | Languages | Scoop.it
Continuing violence in Syria could mean if refugees do not return to Maaloula, Syria, Aramaic language will feel significant blow (#Language of Jesus still spoken in Syrian village, but at risk - http://t.co/fcRIkkAI48)...
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Immersion in a foreign language rewires your brain - especially when you take time off

Immersion in a foreign language rewires your brain - especially when you take time off | Languages | Scoop.it
By the time you reach adulthood, learning a foreign language is a struggle – even after you memorize grammar and vocabulary, there's no guarantee that you'll understand a fast-talking native speaker, and when you stop studying for even a month, you...
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European word translator: an interactive map

European word translator: an interactive map | Languages | Scoop.it
Translate any word from English to more than 30 other European languages, on a map
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Study 40+ Languages with Free Lessons from the U.S. Foreign ...

Study 40+ Languages with Free Lessons from the U.S. Foreign ... | Languages | Scoop.it
I spent this afternoon chatting with a travel writer about how we first allowed ourselves to start learning foreign languages. That notion may sound a bit odd, especially to those of you living in countries where everyone grows ...
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7 Reasons Why It's Good To Speak Another Language

7 Reasons Why It's Good To Speak Another Language | Languages | Scoop.it
7 Reasons Why It's Good To Speak Another Language Huffington Post Older adults who have spoken two languages since childhood seem to have better cognitive flexibility -- meaning, they are better able to go with the flow in the face of a new or...
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How many languages is enough?

I came across an interesting article in The Guardian today about Alexander Arguelles, who says, “I can read about three dozen languages and speak most of them fluently, and I’ve studied many more.” The headline, “Experience: I can speak 50...
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Storming the Language Fortress

Storming the Language Fortress | Languages | Scoop.it
Many people have wondered about the best way to study a foreign language, how to take those first steps on the long road to communicating with new words, (Storming the Language Fortress http://t.co/f7YJQg6r9S)...
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The Science of Learning a New Language (and How to Use It)

The Science of Learning a New Language (and How to Use It) | Languages | Scoop.it
Learning new languages is a natural instinct for children, and yet it becomes more difficult as we age. We might be at a disadvantage as adults, but with a few learning methods, you can still give yourself the best chance for learning a new language.
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Glossika GMS Review And Interview With Glossika Founder, Mike Campbell

Glossika GMS Review And Interview With Glossika Founder, Mike Campbell | Languages | Scoop.it
Being a writer on the topic of language learning means I get offers to sample language products all the time.
While most of what I see is great quality stuff, I have to say that there isn’t that much originality out there.
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Waygo offers instant visual translation of Chinese characters -- even without a connection

Waygo offers instant visual translation of Chinese characters -- even without a connection | Languages | Scoop.it
Waygo is a visual translation app that allows users to wave their phone over Chinese or Japanese characters and receive an English translation immediately and in real time.
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9 Made-Up Languages from Books

9 Made-Up Languages from Books | Languages | Scoop.it
9 Made-Up Languages from Books Huffington Post They come from a small community which has been cut off for the rest of the human race for 160 years, and it seemed to me that this needed to be reflected in the language, for we know that new human...
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How To Learn a Language From a Hole In the Wall

How To Learn a Language From a Hole In the Wall | Languages | Scoop.it
Okay, let’s start again. One professor with a TED Prize wish tells a hall full of English teachers that sometimes kids learn best with no teachers around. Teachers react differently. Teachers...
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The bilingual brain is more nimble and efficient

The bilingual brain is more nimble and efficient | Languages | Scoop.it
Multilingual people are better at reasoning and multitasking, and work faster and with less effort (The bilingual brain is more nimble and efficient - http://t.co/eGkzItiuKF)...
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3 ways elephants and neuroscience can help you make better decisions

3 ways elephants and neuroscience can help you make better decisions | Languages | Scoop.it
You can outsmart your worst instincts — if you keep things simple (3 Ways Elephants and Neuroscience Can Help You Make Better Decisions: http://t.co/ipZOfErES9)...
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What will Future English be like? - YouTube

English has changed in the past, but what comes next? Hop into your time machine and predict the future of our language. Along the way, we'll meet quirky cre... (What will #English look like 1000 years from now?
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