The difference between assimilation and integration in the classroom Rachel McCormack arrived in Europe last November to research international schools catering to English-speaking students, but her plans
We use the @ symbol in email and elsewhere thanks to Ray Tomlinson, who has died aged 74. Tom Chatfield looks at the unusual and poetic ways that the world now describes this iconic keyboard character
The French just announced that they will make some major changes to their language. This is a major move, quite different from other moves by other countries. You see: the French are not only the great
More than a million refugees and migrants from war-torn regions of the Middle East and Africa came to Germany in 2015. It was the news story of the year. But at the same time Germany has been quietly a
As the New Year beckons, the British Council is calling on people in the UK to make learning a foreign language their resolution for 2016. The campaign is being backed by actor and broadcaster Larry Lamb.
As soon as the last seconds of 2016 are over, the world will ring in the New Year with fireworks, champagne toasts, and an emphatic "Happy New Year!...or "Bonne Année!"...or "Gelukkig Nieuwjaar!" Whether
Binge-watch, identity, ism, sharing economy, welcome culture, even an emoji ... little things can say a lot One of 2015’s most irresistible apps presented you with your personal words of the year, or least
Many countries are home to hundreds of languages, sometimes despite having very small populations There are thought to be more than 7,000 languages around the world, shared between almost seven billion