Anne Langafor

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How to Wake a Sleeping Language

You always hear about it happening to other people. The pain; the heartwrenching sense of loss. But surely it could never happen to you, you who has …

Here’s how our knowledge of foreign languages compares to other countries

More than 70% of Irish people cannot speak a language other than English or Irish.

'Integration and learning to speak the language is vital'

Originally from Nottingham, this 39-year-old first arrived in Spain in 1999 and has just become a published author with a rhyming picture book for …

The Goldilocks Technique: How to Set Language Goals that Are Just Right

Do you ever struggle to reach your language goals? In my 13 years of language learning, I’ve set myself some big language goals. Some have gone …

Why some people find learning a language harder than others

Speed and extent of learning determined by innate differences in how the various parts of the brain "talk" to one another<p>People who struggle to learn foreign languages may simply have brains that are not wired to retain linguistic skills, a new study suggests.<p>Learning a second language is far …

Why English is such a difficult language to learn

The prime minister, David Cameron, wants more Muslim women in the UK to be taught English to reduce segregation between different linguistic …

Language Learning

How to learn a new language: 7 tips from TED Translators

• <b>Get real.</b> Decide on a simple, attainable goal to start with so that you don’t feel overwhelmed. German translator Judith Matz suggests: “Pick up 50 …

Eight Reasons Why You Should Really Learn a Language

8 reasons why you should really learn a language...<p>So you have always had the intention to learn a foreign language but never quite got around to …

Business, Language and Engineering. Courses Starting Soon on edX!

Learn something new with edXLearn a new language, how to pitch to a venture capitalist, or understand the different notes and chords of a song. With …

3 tips for learning your traditional tongue

Reclaiming your traditional tongue is not as hard as you might think, according to Ojibwe language teacher Patricia Ningewance. She encourages …

Secondary school pupils are cheated out of the joy of language learning

Mr Head deplores the slow erosion of foreign language teaching in our schools. One reason is cost-cutting but behind that is, paradoxically, the …

The Best Apps To Help You Learn A New Language

In addition to being useful when traveling, learning a foreign language has been associated in several studies with helping boost cognitive function …

7 Reasons Why Everyone Should Learn Languages, From A Guy Who Speaks 9

On March 28th, 2014, a colleague published a somewhat shaky video of me talking, rather nervously, about how I came to learn each of the nine …