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How globalization affects cultural relations - by Michelle Wilkinson - Helium

How globalization affects cultural relations - by Michelle Wilkinson - Helium | World Englishes | Scoop.it
In many ways globalization could be seen to have had a positive effect on cultural relations between nations.
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The Top 10 Relationship Words That Aren't Translatable Into English | Marriage 3.0 | Big Think

The Top 10 Relationship Words That Aren't Translatable Into English | Marriage 3.0 | Big Think | World Englishes | Scoop.it
"@chrisguillebeau: The Top 10 Relationship Words: http://t.co/NgLD27K4 via @justinemusk" gorgeous words #linguistics #love #destiny...
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Interview with Ngartia, the polyglot poet

Maneno Matamu: Tell us a bit about yourself and what you’ve been doing so far!

Ngartia: I am Ngatia Bryan. I attempt to write: I do a little bit of poetry. I’ve been writing for quite some t...
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How the changing face of education, information and globalization is impacting the minds of students and institutions?

How the changing face of education, information and globalization is impacting the minds of students and institutions? | World Englishes | Scoop.it
Exactly, this is age of information and informational technology. We all know that the process of globalization and technological developments have impacted our education system, and the youngsters the most.
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The Benefits of Multilingualism | Multilingual Living

The Benefits of Multilingualism | Multilingual Living | World Englishes | Scoop.it
By Michał B.Paradowski Institute of Applied Linguistics, University of Warsaw Photo Credit: Anthony Kelley To have another language is to possess a (RT @MultiLingLiving: "The Benefits of Multilingualism"
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Top 10 Things You Should NEVER Say to Your Bilingual Child | Multilingual Living

Top 10 Things You Should NEVER Say to Your Bilingual Child | Multilingual Living | World Englishes | Scoop.it
Support bilingual children and multilingual children with positive reinforcement. Do not use anything in this top 10 list of things NEVER to say!
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Guest column: June Sochen ... Foreign languages in the U.S.

Guest column: June Sochen ... Foreign languages in the U.S. | World Englishes | Scoop.it
Do you speak more than one language?...
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The Power of Culture in Raising Multilingual Kids | InCultureParent

Through use of technology it is fairly easy for us to expose our children to all kinds of languages and cultures. Need proof?
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The Eternal Traveler Syndrome | Multilingual Living

The Eternal Traveler Syndrome | Multilingual Living | World Englishes | Scoop.it
The Eternal Traveler Syndrome/Síndrome del viajero eterno. You most likely have this syndrome if you have lived abroad for an extended period of time!
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The world shouldn't adopt English as the international language

The world shouldn't adopt English as the international language | World Englishes | Scoop.it
It seems that everywhere you go these days, you hear people speaking English: you can find English words in almost every language, some of the biggest movies and TV shows out there are in English, you can walk down the street of practically every...
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What is Our Universal Language?

What is our universal language?  .  Let's
imagine for a moment when we communicate sadness to someone who does not speak
our language.  When they... (What is Our Universal Language?
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Postmonolingualism: Why You've Learned More Languages Than You Think You Have

Postmonolingualism: Why You've Learned More Languages Than You Think You Have | World Englishes | Scoop.it
What am I, linguistically? I've taken to calling myself a "monolingual with benefits," but I might begin calling myself "postmonolingual." This provocative term ties together a bunch of language phenomena which don't, at first glance, seem connected.
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Why do we continue to isolate ourselves by only speaking English?

Why do we continue to isolate ourselves by only speaking English? | World Englishes | Scoop.it
Will Hutton: Britain's future economic and political wellbeing is being hamstrung by our reluctance to learn foreign languages...
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A Philosophers' Feud

RIP Ruth Marcus, philosopher.In Lingua Franca (also RIP), Jim Holt wrote a great piece about her and Saul Kripke: http://t.co/1XgQ5CDS...

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Globalization is an initial step to localization

Globalization is an initial step to localization | World Englishes | Scoop.it
A challenge that all companies that would like to participate in the global economy is that of localization (Marquardt & Horvath, 2001).  Unless the world will adapt one culture, this is a per...
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Blog challenge: How and why you learned a foreign language

Blog challenge:  How and why you learned a foreign language | World Englishes | Scoop.it
An ongoing journée: Blog challenge: How and why you learned a foreign language http://t.co/EOoM04EC by @Brad5Patterson...
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How globalization affects cultural relations - by Suzanne Rose - Helium

How globalization affects cultural relations - by Suzanne Rose - Helium | World Englishes | Scoop.it
Globalization affects cultural relations in many different ways.
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Speaking in tongues

Speaking in tongues | World Englishes | Scoop.it
Language diversity around the world DESPITE the idea that English is spoken in America, Chinese in China, and Russian in Russia, most of the world is far more diverse than the presence of big national languages suggests.
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Say "I Love You" in Foreign Languages

The Kwintessential team with friends and family give you a guide to saying I Love You in foreign languages! Happy Valentine's Day! Learn to say "I Love You" ...
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Sheikha Al Mayassa: Globalizing the local, localizing the global

Sheikha Al Mayassa, a patron of artists, storytellers and filmmakers in Qatar, talks about how art and culture create a country's identity -- and allow every country to share its unique identity with the wider world.
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How globalization promotes social diversity - by Suzanne Rose - Helium

How globalization promotes social diversity - by Suzanne Rose - Helium | World Englishes | Scoop.it
Before globalization’s reach had spread as far in as current times, populations were much less diverse.
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Linguistic Change

Linguistic Change | World Englishes | Scoop.it
When people use the phrase evolution of language, people generally mean change over along period, perhaps thousands or even hundreds of thousands of years.
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How Global Language Learning Gives Students the Edge | Edutopia

How Global Language Learning Gives Students the Edge | Edutopia | World Englishes | Scoop.it
Learning foreign languages boosts brain development, bridges cultural connections, and gives us an economic edge. So why isn't it a priority in public schools?
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Polyglot vs. Translator: Different Takes on Multilingualism

Polyglot vs. Translator: Different Takes on Multilingualism | World Englishes | Scoop.it
Not everyone can become a polyglot, so we still need translators -- but the two treat the fact that all humans don't speak the same language very differently.
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Hearing Bilingual: How Babies Tell Languages Apart

Hearing Bilingual: How Babies Tell Languages Apart | World Englishes | Scoop.it
Scientists are teasing out the earliest differences between brains exposed to one language and brains exposed to two. (Babies are clever!
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