Dennis Emmerson

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Harry Potter Dungeons & Dragons Character Sheets

No, Harry, you're not a wizard. Strictly speaking, under Dungeons & Dragons rules, Harry Potter would be classed as a sorcerer with a wild magic …

Meet the entrepreneur who is helping the world learn a new language

When Bill Gates confesses to regretting never having learned a foreign language, you can’t help but wonder what exactly makes mastering a foreign …

Gesticulating could help your child learn to speak far more quickly

How a child's language development can be helped by hand movements: Gesticulating makes words 'easier to understand'<p><b>Chicago study says it helps</b> …

Language Learning

The 3 Best Ways to Boost Your Baby's Language Development

<i>Photo copyright Betty Udesen / Pear Press</i><p>Speak with your baby in a certain way, new research shows, and your baby is far more likely to pick up on language. The difference is big -- more than double the vocabulary by age 2.<p>The study is making headlines now because of a nationwide education …

The Benefits of Word Repetition for Infants

<b>New research from the University of Maryland and Harvard University suggests that young infants benefit from hearing words repeated by their parents.</b> …

7 Surprising Benefits of Learning a New Language (Backed by Research)

There have been numerous studies pointing to the benefits of learning a new language. Yet, recent study shows that only 18% of Americans can fluently …

Language Learning

Bilingualism is good for you! … if you are a girl …

Bilingualism has a genderA while ago, I reported on the findings of a US study that demonstrated that children of immigrants who achieve high-level …

Language Learning

A Wonderful TED Ed Video on The Cognitive Advantages of Bilingualism

June 24, 2015<br>Bilingualism or the ability to speak more than one language is a prevalent linguistic phenomenon. Even in the online digital discourse a …

Linguistics

Watch out, Slack and Google Docs: Pingpad might be the next big thing

There are greats apps for groups to complete tasks and great apps for group communication. In Pingpad, the group has a single app that allows for both.<p>Pingpad is a stew of many different first generation apps for notes, lists, calendars and instant messaging. In one space, a group can work across …

Apps