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The Benefits of Being Bilingual.

The Benefits of Being Bilingual. | World Language | Scoop.it
“ The Benefits of Being Bilingual are aplenty. Bilingualism helps fight off dementia, increases logical thinking, and promotes cultural sensitivity! ” Learning Spanish in Spain, La Herradura, means learning the language in a proficient and fast way due to the locality of this beautiful and safe Spanish town. a great place to spend the holidays with the whole family. Info: www.spanish-school-herradura.com
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10 Ways to Encourage Student Participation

10 Ways to Encourage Student Participation | World Language | Scoop.it
“ Here are 10 ways to encourage student participation in your class: 1. Start small. When you ask a question, have students first discuss it with their partner. Then, have the partners pair up (groups of 4) and share.”
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Does English still borrow words from other languages?

Does English still borrow words from other languages? | World Language | Scoop.it
"English language has 'borrowed' words for centuries. But is it now lending more than it's taking, asks Philip Durkin, deputy chief editor of the Oxford English Dictionary. "Knowledge of what is being borrowed, and from where, provides an invaluable insight into the international relations of the English language. Today English borrows words from other languages with a truly global reach.
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It's Time to Rethink K-12 Public Education for the 21st Century - BillMoyers.com

It's Time to Rethink K-12 Public Education for the 21st Century - BillMoyers.com | World Language | Scoop.it
“It's Time to Rethink K-12 Public Education for the 21st Century BillMoyers.com What's the biggest change afoot in education today: The rise of online courses? The charter school movement? The Common Core?”
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Homeschooling Foreign Language

Homeschooling Foreign Language | World Language | Scoop.it
“ Homeschooling lets students start learning foreign language earlier and choose from more languages than public school students.”
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Say What? 5 Ways to Get Students to Listen

Say What? 5 Ways to Get Students to Listen | World Language | Scoop.it
“ Ah, listening, the neglected literacy skill. I know when I was a high school English teacher this was not necessarily a primary focus; I was too busy honing the more measurable literacy skills -- r (Say What?”
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Why are Americans so...? Why are Germans so...?

Why are Americans so...?       Why are Germans so...? | World Language | Scoop.it
"Why do Americans share so much personal information with people they barely know?" "Why are Germans so reserved towards people who are trying to get know them?"
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