Is, as Noam Chomsky argued, the human brain primed for the specific rules of a universal language? A new paper used the approaches developed in evolutionary biology to look at language families and found that the answer is a decisive "no.
Many believe that learning more than one language from birth confuses children. But researchers say the evidence to the contrary is quite strong: Being bilingual is a form of mental exercise that is beneficial for the brain.
Rozenn Milin gives her point of view about the benefits of multilingualism and invites everyone to contribute to the discussion on the Sorosoro blog. (Rozenn Milin gives her point of view about the benefits of multilingualism and invites everyone to contribute to... http://fb.me/PbVoHdcN)
The 17th Annual Conference of International Association for World Englishes (IAWE) is being hosted by Monash University from November 23-25, 2011. (RT @livesofteachers: RT @m_yam: 17th Conference of International Association for World Englishes - Monash University, Nov 23-35, 2011, http://ow.ly/3Q1pH)
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