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Why being bilingual works wonders for your brain

Why being bilingual works wonders for your brain | All things language teaching | Scoop.it
Research suggests we may be predisposed to speak more than one language, and that doing so brings health benefits, such as delaying the onset of dementia
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For the Love of Language, Study Abroad – The Sentinel

For the Love of Language, Study Abroad – The Sentinel | All things language teaching | Scoop.it
If you really want to be fluent in another language, drop the books, classes and comforts of KSU to study abroad.
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How to teach a young introvert

How to teach a young introvert | All things language teaching | Scoop.it
What should we do with the quiet kids? A conversation with Susan Cain on the future of classroom education.
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Analysing Language

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Checking understanding generally follows the isolation of new language which has been presented in context, analysed and fully explained.
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How Learning 11 Languages Taught Me 11 Crucial Lessons

How Learning 11 Languages Taught Me 11 Crucial Lessons | All things language teaching | Scoop.it
Here’s a wake-up call for all those who dream of becoming multilingual: just do it! Luca Lampariello talks about his motivation for learning 11 languages.
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Putting Your Languages to Work: How Languages Can Fund Your Travels Around the World | Language News

Putting Your Languages to Work: How Languages Can Fund Your Travels Around the World | Language News | All things language teaching | Scoop.it
Proficiency in a foreign language is more than a line on your resume or an impressive party trick—it’s a ticket to self-funded world travel. Most people think
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El 6,7 % de la población mundial ya es hispanohablante

El 6,7 % de la población mundial ya es hispanohablante | All things language teaching | Scoop.it
El 6,7 % de la población mundial ya es hispanohablante, y se prevé que en 2030 la cifra se eleve al 7,5 %.
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50 Incredibly Useful Links For Learning & Teaching The English Language

50 Incredibly Useful Links For Learning & Teaching The English Language | All things language teaching | Scoop.it
50 Incredibly Useful Links For Learning & Teaching The English Language
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Eve-Line Boulle's curator insight, January 15, 2016 9:43 AM

"aching a new language to non-native speakers may be one of the most challenging educational jobs out there..."

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ESL Warm-up Games and Activities

ESL Warm-up Games and Activities | All things language teaching | Scoop.it
All English as a Second or Foreign Language classes need a good warm-up activity to gets brains working and bodies active. Here are my top choices for ESL and EFL Warm-up games for kids to adults.
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Why do the Spanish “shit in the sea”?

Why do the Spanish “shit in the sea”? | All things language teaching | Scoop.it
New book explores the origins of puzzling Spanish expressions that can sound shocking, vulgar or nonsensical to many foreigners
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Gramática Española - App de Gramática Española

Gramática Española - App de Gramática Española | All things language teaching | Scoop.it
Gramática Española, la app para estudiar español ¡Mejora fácilmente tu español!
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Here's Why Spanish Isn’t Really A Foreign Language In The U.S.

Here's Why Spanish Isn’t Really A Foreign Language In The U.S. | All things language teaching | Scoop.it
Millions of Americans speak Spanish every single day.
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The 10 Oldest Languages Still Spoken In The World Today

Oldies and goodies: Check out our list of the ten oldest languages in the world.
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What Being Bilingual Does To Your Brain [VIDEO]

What Being Bilingual Does To Your Brain [VIDEO] | All things language teaching | Scoop.it
A bilingual and multilingual brain boosts cognitive function, which can delay the onset of Alzheimer’s and dementia.
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Being Bilingual Changes the Architecture of Your Brain

Being Bilingual Changes the Architecture of Your Brain | All things language teaching | Scoop.it
Making a decision with every word you say may actually be like weightlifting for the brain.
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Can we learn a second language like we learned our first? | British Council

Can we learn a second language like we learned our first? | British Council | All things language teaching | Scoop.it
Robert William McCaul, winner (with Marek Kiczkowiak) of the TeachingEnglish blog award, examines the influential ideas of linguist Stephen Krashen
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Letológica: por qué olvidamos esas palabras que tenemos en la punta de la lengua - BBC Mundo

Letológica: por qué olvidamos esas palabras que tenemos en la punta de la lengua - BBC Mundo | All things language teaching | Scoop.it
Tienes esa palabra "en la punta de la lengua", pero no termina de aparecer. Este fenómeno tan común puede explicarnos mucho de la forma en que funciona la memoria.
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At what age is it easiest to learn a second language?

At what age is it easiest to learn a second language? | All things language teaching | Scoop.it
We really might get gradually worse at learning a new language as we age, says a new study.
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España, el mejor país para viajar solo, Tailandia el mejor para emprender

España, el mejor país para viajar solo, Tailandia el mejor para emprender | All things language teaching | Scoop.it
Una macroencuesta en 36 países adjudica la mayor valoración global a Alemania. La marca España, la 16ª entre 60 países
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Nik's Learning Technology Blog: 9 Generic activities for exploiting infographics

Nik's Learning Technology Blog: 9 Generic activities for exploiting infographics | All things language teaching | Scoop.it
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Teaching about David Bowie: links, lessons and inspiration

Teaching about David Bowie: links, lessons and inspiration | All things language teaching | Scoop.it
We’ve scoured the web to find interesting coverage and resources to help you bring a little Ziggy Stardust into your classroom
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Aumentan los candidatos al diploma de español DELE

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Guía para insultar como Dios manda

Guía para insultar como Dios manda | All things language teaching | Scoop.it
Un tonto es un zolocho, un chulo es un milhombres y un mentiroso es un tartufo. O cómo lanzar improperios con estilo
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