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Tidenes hopper avslører hvorfor han lærer norsk

Tidenes hopper avslører hvorfor han lærer norsk | Språk | Scoop.it
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Noen få ord på norsk kan vel hvem som helst lære.

 

Jeg er mye mer imponert av landslagets hopptrener Alexander Stöckl. Han lærte seg norsk raskt etter at han ble tilsatt, og i år har han kvittet seg med det meste av aksent også. Hva er Stöckls metode ...?

 
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Macedonia parliament backs key Albanian language law despite nationalist opposition

Macedonia parliament backs key Albanian language law despite nationalist opposition | Språk | Scoop.it
Macedonia's parliament approved a key law allowing for the wider use of the Albanian language on Wednesday despite efforts by opposition Macedonian nationalists to thwart the vote, but the president again refused to sign it.
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Latinos Who Never Learn Spanish May Struggle With Identity : Code Switch : NPR

Latinos Who Never Learn Spanish May Struggle With Identity : Code Switch : NPR | Språk | Scoop.it
Each year, a smaller proportion of Latinos in the United States speaks Spanish. But for many, the language is still a fundamental marker of their identity.
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Cross-Situational Learning Is Supported by Propose-but-Verify Hypothesis Testing

Cross-Situational Learning Is Supported by Propose-but-Verify Hypothesis Testing | Språk | Scoop.it
Using model-based representation similarity analyses of fMRI data, Berens et al. find
evidence for cross-situational word learning mediated by a propose-but-verify mechanism
in the hippocampus. This suggests that adults rely on their episodic memory to track
a limited number of associations when learning new words across events.
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World Map: The Literal Translation of Country Names

World Map: The Literal Translation of Country Names | Språk | Scoop.it
A beautifully designed map of the world with each country's literal name.
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Will a New Law Forever Change the German Language? | Arts & Culture

Will a New Law Forever Change the German Language? | Arts & Culture | Språk | Scoop.it
German speakers tend to perceive bridges, which are feminine in German, as ‘elegant’, ‘fragile’, and ‘pretty’, while Spanish speakers, for whom bridges are masculine, favored adjectives such as ‘big’, ‘strong’, and ‘sturdy.’
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Og hva skulle dette bety for konnotasjoner til "en/ei bru/bro"?

"German speakers tend to perceive bridges, which are feminine in German, as ‘elegant’, ‘fragile’, and ‘pretty’, while Spanish speakers, for whom bridges are masculine, favored adjectives such as ‘big’, ‘strong’, and ‘sturdy.’"
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Studying Spanish: Number of Spanish speakers worldwide soars to 572 million | In English

Studying Spanish: Number of Spanish speakers worldwide soars to 572 million | In English | Språk | Scoop.it
Around 754 million people are expected to speak the language globally by the year 2060, new report shows
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Her snakker nesten halvparten av elevene litauisk – NRK Trøndelag - Lokale nyheter, TV og radio

Her snakker nesten halvparten av elevene litauisk – NRK Trøndelag - Lokale nyheter, TV og radio | Språk | Scoop.it
På den vesle øya i Trondheimsfjorden blomstrer en litauisk koloni. Bygdeforsker mener arbeidsinnvandring er hva som berger bygdene, i alle fall på kort sikt.
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META-NET White Paper Series: Press Release — META Multilingual Europe Technology Alliance

META-NET is a Network of Excellence dedicated to fostering the technological foundations of a multilingual European Information Society. Language Technologies will: enable communication and cooperation across languages; secure users of any language equal access to information and knowledge; build upon and advance functionalities of networked information technology.
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Is there still a place for language labs in higher ed? | Language News

Is there still a place for language labs in higher ed? | Language News | Språk | Scoop.it
When you hear "language lab", you probably picture rows of computer desks, occupied by headphone-clad students working on some kind of project. But the modern language center has evolved far beyond a computer lab. Language centers serve as community and cultural centers on campus.
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SignAll is slowly but surely building a sign language translation platform

SignAll is slowly but surely building a sign language translation platform | Språk | Scoop.it
Translating is difficult work, the more so the further two languages are from one another. French-Spanish? Not a problem. Ancient Greek-Esperanto? Hard. But..
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New paper links ancient drawings and the origins of language

New paper links ancient drawings and the origins of language | Språk | Scoop.it
When and where did humans develop language? To find out, look deep inside caves, suggests an MIT professor.
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Foreldres mobilbruk kan skade samspillet med babyen – NRK Sørlandet - Lokale nyheter, TV og radio

Foreldres mobilbruk kan skade samspillet med babyen – NRK Sørlandet - Lokale nyheter, TV og radio | Språk | Scoop.it
Helsesøstre og forsker advarer foreldre mot å prioritere mobilen når de er sammen med de minste. Det kan skade både samspillet og tilknytningen.
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The television trick to learning a new language

The television trick to learning a new language | Språk | Scoop.it
Watching shows in a different language with subtitles of a language you know may be they way to learn a new language.
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How handwriting is helping EAL pupils to leap the language barrier | Teacher Network | The Guardian

How handwriting is helping EAL pupils to leap the language barrier | Teacher Network | The Guardian | Språk | Scoop.it
To help develop fluency, teachers are encouraging students with English as an additional language to put pen to paper
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Why Do Some Radio Stations Begin With 'K' and Others With 'W'? - StumbleUpon

Why Do Some Radio Stations Begin With 'K' and Others With 'W'? - StumbleUpon | Språk | Scoop.it
StumbleUpon is the easiest way to discover new and interesting web pages, photos and videos across the Web.
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Læreren skrev opp banneordene på tavla – NRK Buskerud - Lokale nyheter, TV og radio

Læreren skrev opp banneordene på tavla – NRK Buskerud - Lokale nyheter, TV og radio | Språk | Scoop.it
Da ukvemsordene fløy blant 6.-klassingene, fikk læreren nok.
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‘Mr. Rainbow’ brings native language of Yakamas to life for youngsters

‘Mr. Rainbow’ brings native language of Yakamas to life for youngsters | Språk | Scoop.it
A teacher of the native Yakama language hopes to keep culture alive in young people through its words.
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Chimpanzees, bonobos, and even humans may share ancient body language

Chimpanzees, bonobos, and even humans may share ancient body language | Språk | Scoop.it
Numerous gestures that have the same meaning
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Badeshi: Only three people speak this 'extinct' language

Badeshi: Only three people speak this 'extinct' language | Språk | Scoop.it
Three old men in remote northern Pakistan are thought to be the very last Badeshi speakers.
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Icelandic language battles threat of 'digital extinction' | World news | The Guardian

Icelandic language battles threat of 'digital extinction' | World news | The Guardian | Språk | Scoop.it
Iceland’s mother tongue and cultural identity is drowning in an online ocean of English
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Talking with--Not Just to--Kids Powers How They Learn Language

Talking with--Not Just to--Kids Powers How They Learn Language | Språk | Scoop.it
Back-and-forth exchanges build the brain’s language center and verbal ability
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Spain helps keep alive archaic language of Sephardic Jews

Spain helps keep alive archaic language of Sephardic Jews | Språk | Scoop.it
MADRID (AP) — A language still spoken by the descendants of Jews expelled from Spain 500 years ago is getting a helping hand from the Spanish Royal Academy t
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Babies can spot language, even when it’s not spoken

Babies can spot language, even when it’s not spoken | Språk | Scoop.it
Six-month-olds prefer signs over gestures, marking critical developmental window
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