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Livemocha Launches Scholarship Program to Rebuild Language ...

Livemocha Launches Scholarship Program to Rebuild Language ... | World Languages | Scoop.it
SEATTLE, WA – (Marketwire – Jan 11, 2012) – Livemocha, the world's largest online language learning service, today announced the Livemocha Scholarship Program, which offers free and discounted foreign language ...
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The gift of tongues

The gift of tongues | World Languages | Scoop.it

CARDINAL MEZZOFANTI of Bologna was a secular saint. Though he never performed the kind of miracle needed to be officially canonised, his power was close to unearthly. Mezzofanti was said to speak 72 languages.

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Chinese is the new English

More students and job aspirants in city queue up to learn Chinese. Though numbers aren't big, the interest is spiking...
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UtahPublicEducation's Channel - YouTube

UtahPublicEducation's Channel - YouTube | World Languages | Scoop.it
This is the official YouTube channel for the Utah State Board of Education and the Utah State Office of Education...
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Marshall increases number of international students | Duluth News Tribune | Duluth, Minnesota

Marshall increases number of international students | Duluth News Tribune | Duluth, Minnesota | World Languages | Scoop.it
Sunny Wang of China and Mohanad Alhouni of Libya are studying at Marshall School in Duluth this year for similar reasons: They both want to improve their English and get an education that will land them at an American university.
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At French immersion school, a love for Russian

At French immersion school, a love for Russian | World Languages | Scoop.it
Robert Goddard French Immersion School has the only full-fledged Russian language middle school program in the region and, according to a survey, the largest in the nation.
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Why the perfect language has to be both orderly and random

Why the perfect language has to be both orderly and random | World Languages | Scoop.it
If you try to figure out the connection between how words sound and what they mean, you'll be working for a long, long time. While patterns do exist, most language sounds are random...and there's a very good reason for that.
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How Much Can You Say in 140 Characters? A Lot, if You Speak Japanese

How Much Can You Say in 140 Characters? A Lot, if You Speak Japanese | World Languages | Scoop.it
For languages that use single symbols to represent entire words, a tweet offers much more space in which to get your point across...
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Arabic Instruction on Rise in U.S. Schools Since 9/11 - Curriculum Matters - Education Week

Arabic Instruction on Rise in U.S. Schools Since 9/11 - Curriculum Matters - Education Week | World Languages | Scoop.it
Veteran Education Week reporters Catherine Gewertz and Erik Robelen bring you news and analysis of issues at the core of classroom learning.
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Edmodo: Facebook-like social learning portal!

Edmodo: Facebook-like social learning portal! | World Languages | Scoop.it

Education 2.0: If you're looking for a Facebook alternative with more teacher controls and online safety features...


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Bilingual Youth: Language Demands of a Globalized Future - Huffington Post (blog)

Bilingual Youth: Language Demands of a Globalized Future - Huffington Post (blog) | World Languages | Scoop.it
Bilingual Youth: Language Demands of a Globalized FutureHuffington Post (blog)Arguably, these kids possess skills that are of great value in an increasingly globalized and intercultural world: the ability to talk to and mediate between speakers of...
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Practica Español - EFE, Fundación de la Lengua Española e Instituto Cervantes

Practica Español - EFE, Fundación de la Lengua Española e Instituto Cervantes | World Languages | Scoop.it
Practica y aprende el idioma español utilizando la actualidad informativa semanal...
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Hanban: Spreading language and culture - China Daily

Hanban: Spreading language and culture - China Daily | World Languages | Scoop.it
China DailyHanban: Spreading language and cultureChina DailyOrganized by the National Office for Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language - or Hanban - over the past decade, the Chinese Bridge competition has become a major channel for foreign students...
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Secrets to Social Media Success in Foreign Languages | Social Media Today

Secrets to Social Media Success in Foreign Languages | Social Media Today | World Languages | Scoop.it
There’s no doubt social media is a global phenomenen.  Like “OK” and “Coca-Cola”, the words “Twitter” and “Facebook” are understood throughout the (computer-literate) world.
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Schools turn to Chinese language classes with help of Chinese government – Schools of Thought - CNN.com Blogs

Schools turn to Chinese language classes with help of Chinese government – Schools of Thought - CNN.com Blogs | World Languages | Scoop.it
By Susanna Capelouto, CNN Radio Listen to CNN Radio's podcast on learning Chinese in U.S. schools from Susanna Capelouto. (CNN) About 75 students at Hillsboro High School in Nashville, Tennessee, finished their first semester of Mandarin Chinese.
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Foreign languages approved for elementary schools

Foreign languages approved for elementary schools | World Languages | Scoop.it
The Darien Times: The News of Darien, Connecticut...
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'English banned' at song contest for minority languages | Culture & Lifestyle | Deutsche Welle | 24.11.2011

'English banned' at song contest for minority languages | Culture & Lifestyle | Deutsche Welle | 24.11.2011 | World Languages | Scoop.it
A song contest to raise awareness of Europe's most endangered languages has been held in Italy. Organizers hope they can galvanize support to keep Asturian, Sami, Romansch and other languages alive.
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Lindblom Arabic-language students in Qatar

Lindblom Arabic-language students in Qatar | World Languages | Scoop.it
A high school trip to Qatar has become more than just a cultural exchange for a group of Lindblom Math and Science Academy students.
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Hearing Bilingual: How Babies Tell Languages Apart

Hearing Bilingual: How Babies Tell Languages Apart | World Languages | Scoop.it
Scientists are teasing out the earliest differences between brains exposed to one language and brains exposed to two.
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Stacie Nevadomski Berdan: Don't Kill Foreign-Language Funding

Stacie Nevadomski Berdan: Don't Kill Foreign-Language Funding | World Languages | Scoop.it
How can we prepare our students for a global world without foreign language instruction? How can we make America great again while destroying the programs our children need to compete in today's global marketplace?
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Warsaw Offers Students More Opportunities To Learn World Languages - Times-Union Newspaper - Warsaw, IN

Warsaw Offers Students More Opportunities To Learn World Languages - Times-Union Newspaper - Warsaw, IN | World Languages | Scoop.it
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Emotions in More than One Language | Psychology Today

Emotions in More than One Language | Psychology Today | World Languages | Scoop.it
The language(s) of emotions in bilinguals By Francois Grosjean, Ph.D....
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Hispanic Studies Forum: Leon Panetta Encourages Foreign Language ...

Hispanic Studies Forum: Leon Panetta Encourages Foreign Language ... | World Languages | Scoop.it
Self-interested to a fault, Panetta only superficially displays an affinity toward learning foreign languages. These statements should be read as attempts to present as responsible the U.S.'s multiple invasions of ...
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Foreign Language Vocabulary Activities | World Language Classroom ...

Foreign Language Vocabulary Activities | World Language Classroom ... | World Languages | Scoop.it
World Language Classroom Resources. Skip to content. Home · About and Contact · Teacher Workshops · ← Foreign Language Verb Form Practice Activity (Powerpoint). Foreign Language Vocabulary Activities ...
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