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Learning a new language is great for your brain.
There are ways to reduce your risk of having a stroke — for example, you can exercise more and not smoke. But should a stroke occur, you might also be able to reduce your risk of losing brain function if you are a speaker of more than one language.
In …The Brain
Its name is Heschl’s gyrus and it's found in the area of the primary auditory cortex, that's the cortical structure in charge of processing incoming …Psychology
The 1994 Consensus, and the vision that Nelson Mandela had for South Africa, was about embracing diversity and building diverse institutions. We …Afrikaans
In recent years, tech-adjacent roles are seeing unprecedented growth. As the tech industry grows, jobs in support, customer services and more are all …Employment
Lifehacker reader Gabriel Wyner was tasked with learning four languages in the past few years for his career as an opera singer, and in the process …Learning
For a long time now, I’ve been working behind the scenes on doing a serious revamp of my flagship product, Fluent in 3 Months Premium. And I’m …Language Learning
Thanksgiving may often be seen as a thoroughly American affair, but variations of this celebration exist in other parts of the world as well. So, to …Sweet Potatoes
Idea launches a Helpline to facilitate day-to-day conversations in 16 different Languages
-Now, mobile users across the country can Break the Language …Linguistics
When a native speaker starts talking in your target language, does it sound like Charlie Brown’s teacher blabbing?
Blah, blah, blah.
Do you struggle to …
There are some feelings that can’t be expressed through words.
Except wait. They can. Just not in English, because our language is often pretty …
Ts'ixa is closely related to the Shua language which is spoken throughout central Botswana, however, it is believed that only one village …
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 5 of The Best Educational Websites for Learning A New Language
October 15, 2015
language learning has never been this easy especially with the proliferation of web technologies and mobile apps that enable learners …
Humans are thought to speak more than 7,000 languages across the globe. Asia has the most of them, 2301, followed by Africa with 2,138. There are …Melanesia
Upgrading Language Patterns
by Adam Sicinski
We translate experience into language and mistaken the language as the actual …Emotions
Colorín Colorado, the great resource for all teachers and parents of English Language Learners, unveiled a new site redesign today.
In addition to the …Colorado
How To Use E-Learning Technologies To Improve Educational Quality Of Language Teaching
E-Learning or technology in learning has become a buzz in the …Teaching
Language help and translation app Linqapp is now available in iOS. In the recent Tech in Asia Tokyo 2015 competition, this startup got second …Language Learning
Posted on 14. Sep, 2015 by Malachi Rempen in Uncategorized
These days, learning a language from the comfort of your armchair is as easy as 1, 2, …
10 Must-See French Movies (With Language Hacking Notes) - Fluent in 3 months - Language Hacking and Travel Tips
Watching movies to help with your language learning missions is really effective.
One of the main reasons I study languages is to get an inside view …France
We've read the arguments for learning French, but let's be honest: Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Russian, or any other language with growing global importance would be a better choice.
Spanish may be the best choice of all for a second language, which is why its popularity in schools is soaring …Latin America
ARRIBA, ándale. America’s conversation about the country’s second-biggest language is as drearily predictable as the catch-phrase of Speedy Gonzalez, …
iTunes Language Translation
The low end of mobile translation in the iTunes Store is dominated by advertising-laden, cheap or free front-ends to the …
Throughout history, whenever a new communication technology was introduced into society, the Cherokee people have ensured that their written language …
California’s pharmacists would be required to provide prescription drug labels or medication instructions in five languages besides English under a …Medicine
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Only 25% of Americans speak a second language. We rest on our laurels as speakers of English, believing that everyone else is learning our …
Learning how to speak Spanish? It can be tricky to find high quality online lessons that don’t cost a fortune.
You want to learn Spanish, and you’re …Learning
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Class Story- A New Excellent Platform for Teacher-Parent Communication
September 5, 2015
The popular educational platform ClassDojo released today a new interesting tool called ‘Class Story’ which enables teachers to …
New York (CNN) — A bilingual news anchor in Arizona has defended her pronunciation of Spanish words and in doing so has brought national attention to the issue.
During a broadcast on Monday, Vanessa Ruiz, an anchor at Phoenix's KPNX, responded to hateful messages she'd received over the way she …Republicans