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Being bilingual makes you smarter and can have a profound effect on your brain.
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Children now turn to social media by default.
With one stroke of an official pen, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill giving life to teaching Native American languages that now, as world languages, can count for high school credit.
A bilingual parent tries to keep a native tongue alive at home, a problem faced by many immigrants.
Growing numbers of schools are offering dual-language classes, where teachers split instruction between English and a second language.
"Hello, hello, hello, how are you?” are words to the first song I learned in English.
By Michał B.Paradowski Institute of Applied Linguistics, University of Warsaw Photo Credit: Anthony Kelley To have another language is to possess a...
Want to know what languages they speak in other countries and what will come in most useful to you? This pretty tube language map helps you visualize countries like UK Tube zones.
If we want more Americans to be successful and to be able to compete in the global marketplace, we must teach them cross-cultural skills and more foreign languages earlier, not less later.
by Eric Jude Cortes With the New Year upon us, and most of you making resolutions to lose weight, eat better, or read more of my articles, you should add one more resolution to your list: teach ...
Madame Dr. Joan Jensen, Chatham Middle School French teacher, would like to congratulate Keegan McManus and Conor Sullivan, two of her seventh grade French students, for winning First Runner-Up in NJ in the “World Languages Podcast Competition”...
Every Thursday evening, a group of about 10 students gathers at Houma's Bayou Terrebonne Waterlife Museum with workbooks and hefty language dictionaries.
Some language departments are having students Skype with their counterparts abroad.
Either way, the brain seems to consolidate new language over time, researchers find...
Dr. Judy Willis (@judywillis on Twitter) is an authority on brain research as it relates to learning. She is a regular blogger at Edutopia. You can also find her online at RADteach.
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Will Hutton: Britain's future economic and political wellbeing is being hamstrung by our reluctance to learn foreign languages...
Twenty-year-old Alex Rawlings has won a national competition to find the UK's most multi-lingual student, he explains how he became fluent in so many languages.
You come upon a scene at which you ascertain in part, from the two DBs on the pavement that some sort of crime has been committed.
Our challenge this week was to find an app that would allow my parents, who are taking a Spanish class together, to create flashcards of vocabulary that could be shared on two iPhones and one iPad.
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When God put the kibosh on the Tower of Babel, 72 languages were said to have been created from the one that unified those hubristic humans.