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Articles and other links relating to Chinese, French and Japanese cultural and language studies.
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Speaking in Whistles: The Whistled Language of Oaxaca, Mexico

Speaking in Whistles: The Whistled Language of Oaxaca, Mexico | Languages Links for the Classroom | Scoop.it
Whistled language is a rare form of communication that can be mostly found in locations with isolating features such as scattered settlements or mountainous terrain. This documentary above shows how Dr.
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30 charts and maps that explain China today

30 charts and maps that explain China today | Languages Links for the Classroom | Scoop.it
China's mind-boggling size, economy and history, visualized
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In pictures: France's most beautiful coastlines - FRANCE 24

In pictures: France's most beautiful coastlines - FRANCE 24 | Languages Links for the Classroom | Scoop.it
To celebrate its 40th anniversary this year, France’s coastline protection agency hired photographer Frédéric Larrey to capture the natural areas it was entrusted to preserve. The resulting pictures are breathtaking.
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Hiroshima: Bun Hashizume's story of survival - CBBC Newsround

Hiroshima: Bun Hashizume's story of survival - CBBC Newsround | Languages Links for the Classroom | Scoop.it
Bun Hashizume was 14-years-old when a nuclear bomb was dropped on the city of Hiroshima, Japan, 70 years ago. Here is her inspiring story.
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3 (Scientifically Proven) Ways to Learn a New Language

3 (Scientifically Proven) Ways to Learn a New Language | Languages Links for the Classroom | Scoop.it
In 2014, Penn State researchers found that adults who successfully tackled a new language strengthened their neural pathways, benefiting overall brain function and slowing deterioration. We scoured some recent research for tips for mastering a second tongue in your spare time.
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Noam Chomsky on Language Acquisition and Memory Formation - YouTube

A clip from Michel Gondry's Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? (2013). References are made to the Tadoma method, Critical Period for language and Plato's Remembra...
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This Is What Recess Looks Like Around The World

This Is What Recess Looks Like Around The World | Languages Links for the Classroom | Scoop.it
Take an eye-opening journey around the globe to see how children spend their lunch recesses.
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Street View guide to Japan: Sakura Edition – Google

Street View guide to Japan: Sakura Edition – Google | Languages Links for the Classroom | Scoop.it
A visual travel guide to Japan using Google Maps with Street View. Spring has come Cherry blossom season edition 50 great sakura view.
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The third tone in Mandarin Chinese

The third tone in Mandarin Chinese | Languages Links for the Classroom | Scoop.it
Learning the third tone in Mandarin Chinese: Avoiding common problems and getting it right
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慢速中文 Slow Chinese

慢速中文 Slow Chinese | Languages Links for the Classroom | Scoop.it
Preview and download the podcast 慢速中文 Slow Chinese on iTunes. Read episode descriptions and customer reviews.
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Visite de Paris au XVIIIe siècle (quartier du Grand Châtelet)

Version avec localisation de la zone sur le plan du Paris actuel. Contact : projet.bretez@gmail.com
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Learn Chinese with Lucy- Episode 4: Buying stuff! - YouTube

跟露西学习中文! Level: Beginner - Learn how to learn - Learn Chinese Mandarin - Learn about China - Learn about Chinese culture Buying stuff 买东西- Mai dongxi 多少钱?- D...
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9 Surprising Facts About the Japanese Language | Listen & Learn

9 Surprising Facts About the Japanese Language | Listen & Learn | Languages Links for the Classroom | Scoop.it
Studying Japanese? Then you won't want to miss these fun facts about the Japanese language!
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How speaking multiple languages benefits the brain - Mia Nacamulli - YouTube

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-speaking-multiple-languages-benefits-the-brain-mia-nacamulli It’s obvious that knowing more than one language...
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Cool Finger Faces - Create funny Pic for Instagram

Get Cool Finger Faces - Create funny Pic for Instagram on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Learn a New Language With the Help of Friends on HelloTalk

Free Technology for Teachers: Learn a New Language With the Help of Friends on HelloTalk | Languages Links for the Classroom | Scoop.it
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How to View a Japanese Sword Like a Pro - Tofugu

How to View a Japanese Sword Like a Pro - Tofugu | Languages Links for the Classroom | Scoop.it
Appreciating a Japanese sword is like appreciating any work of art. You need to know what you're looking for and how it's defined. This guide will show ...
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Download Chinese Worksheets for Kids | Dino Lingo Blog - Educational articles for students

Download Chinese Worksheets for Kids | Dino Lingo Blog - Educational articles for students | Languages Links for the Classroom | Scoop.it
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Introducing Word Lens - YouTube

NEW: Word lens has now been integrated to the Google Translate app and is not available anymore as a standalone app. Download the Google Translate app: - And...
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Learn Japanese with YesJapan!

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Preview and download the podcast Learn Japanese with YesJapan! on iTunes. Read episode descriptions and customer reviews.
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A language family tree - in pictures

A language family tree - in pictures | Languages Links for the Classroom | Scoop.it
Minna Sundberg’s illustration maps the relationships between Indo-European and Uralic languages
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