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After Donald Trump said that Jeb Bush should "set the example by speaking English while in the United States," Jeb Bush countered that immigrants may "start without speaking English, but they learn English and they add vitality to our country."
Thanks to the American Community Survey, we actually …Donald Trump
If you don’t already speak Spanish, you really should consider learning, like, ahora!
Whether you want to improve your job prospects, keep your mind sharp, or explore new cultures without having to rely on Siri to ask for directions, Spanish is the one tool that will help you achieve all of that and …Learning
Eee! This is exciting! Today I’ve teamed up with not one, but two other language bloggers to bring you the latest ‘9 Reasons’ video: 9 Reasons to …Collaboration
Often foreign language instructors test students on competences that have not been adequately emphasized in their teaching or, in some cases, have …Consciousness
Here’s a common scenario: you decide to learn a language and tell your all friends and family your plans.Then they tell you about the “best” way to …Language Learning
Want to learn Spanish? French? Italian? Dutch? Turkish? Duolingo is the free science-based language education platform to help you make that desire a …Education
Photo: CollegeDegrees360With Spanish as your target language, you know how important it is to learn lots of Spanish words and pick up basic …Learning
ANALYSIS/OPINION:America's education policies have been stuck on stupid for decades.Since the middle of the last century we've allowed race, bigotry, …Education
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One who speaks three languages is called “trilingual.” One who speaks two languages is called “bilingual.” One who speaks only …
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Do any of the following sound like they might have come out of your mouth at one time or …Language Learning
Learning a foreign language may make you immune to 2 key decision-making biases
And it was the same again with native French speakers …
If you’ve forgotten a language you previously learned, don’t worry.
The good news is that chances are, your language is not one of the 14 languages …Goal Setting
Learning a new language and communicating it fluently to another person is a completely different ball game.
If you’ve ever done public speaking or …Linguistics
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences has formed a national commission to examine the current state of language education and conduct the first …Education
Wondering how long before your baby will be able to habla español? The answer may lie in her eyes.
According to a new study, infants who make eye contact with you, then look at the same object you’re looking at, may be able to pick up a second language more easily. That’s because the more babies …Babies
In an interconnected world, being multilingual helps you forge valuable global connections and increase your chances of making it big in the world of …The Brain
As much as I try to resist, when I pull up Chrome, my finger automatically gravitates toward the F or T keys. Facebook and Twitter have some kind of …Social Media
Langues, Sprache, Taal: Firstborn children learn second languages better than their younger siblings
First born siblings are more likely to develop better second language skills, according to a study of 1,200 bilingual children published earlier this …Kids
No matter which foreign language you’re studying, there is an app that can help you learn new language independently. More often than not, there are …Language Learning
Acquiring the Spanish language is something achievable. It does not matter if it is your first attempt at learning a foreign language. Using a …Learning
Every rule in the English language has an exception. That's more than a little frustrating. from www.shutterstock.comGhoti. How would you pronounce …Spelling
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Which will you rely on when learning a language?
“Habit” (built by repetition) or “Will power” (depends on your feelings) ?
I will pick a solid habit …
Have you ever thought to yourself, “I’d love to learn a foreign language but I’m just too darn busy. If only I had more hours in the day…”?
I hear you.
We’ve all heard it before:
You need to immerse yourself if you ever want to really learn.
There is no way to master a language without spending a long …Language Learning
Phrases phase in and out of everyday usage. Especially in the global hodgepodge that is American English. Sometimes, however, there are phrases forgotten that perhaps should be sayings salvaged.
Informal words and expressions that popped up in popular parlance, especially in the 19th century, says …Vocabulary