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The language of romanticism, language which is beautiful and steals the heart of people surely deserves admirer. And, yes none other than the …Language Learning
5 Steps to Become Conversationally Fluent in Spanish - Fluent in 3 months - Language Hacking and Travel Tips
Spanish is the language that started off my lifelong obsession with language learning, so it holds a special place in my heart. Thanks to Spanish I …Learning
The “Pinch Yourself” Hack for Rapid Language Learning (Backed by Science) - Fluent in 3 months - Language Hacking and Travel Tips
My friend Maneesh Sethi spent five years travel hacking his way around the world, learning Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and German along the way. Now …Pinch
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You’re talking to a guy and things are going well, and perhaps you want to have one of those “netflix and pizza” nights …Spain
Spanish is the most studied second language in the United States. Many Americans start learning it in middle school or high school, but most of us …Language Learning
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Exposure to another language is a gateway into another culture. How sentences are composed and how certain sounds are emphasized can tell …Language
There are more than a few ways for you to learn a language. No best way exists; if that is what you are after. What works for you will depend …Learning
By Samara Freemark and Stephen Smith, American RadioWorks
For decades, psychologists cautioned against raising children bilingual. They warned parents …The Brain
Learning to speak a second language often starts with memorizing words and phrases like colors, numbers and salutations. Soon teachers introduce …Education
With more than 2,000 distinct languages, Africa has a third of the world's languages with less than a seventh of the world's population. By …
Meet my friend Yukine.
She’s 7 years old and speaks 5 languages: English, Spanish, Japanese, German and Sign Language.
When I visited the Canary Islands …Sign Language
I believe that education systems in the United States should institute learning programs for various world languages at a young age to provide …Instruction
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After living in Europe for over two months, I’m officially annoyed at America for only teaching me …
If you’re not already learning a language, you’re running late.
You should have started yesterday!
But why should you learn a foreign language?
A better …Learning
TED-Ed Blog» Blog Archive » Why I taught myself 20 languages — and what I learned about myself in the process
• 16 April, 2015 //
• Education, General //
• Posted By Timothy Doner
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During the past few years, I’ve been referred to in the media as “The World’s …Linguistics
With just a bit of practice children will come away from this quick but sweeping linguistic look-see able to exchange greetings and a “How are you …Linguistics
• Always read out loud! Focus on pronounciation and accuracy. You may sound better in your head than in real life, and without practice you won’t …
Why Chinese is Easy: The Smart Way to Learn Chinese Tones - Fluent in 3 months - Language Hacking and Travel Tips
Tones. A huge issue people have when learning Chinese is the fact that it’s a tonal language.
Let’s start with the bad news. If you don’t get tones …Mandarin
When he was in the first grade, Jackson Roblow, now 11, couldn’t speak a word of Spanish.
That normally wouldn’t have been an issue in the largely …
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French is not as hard to learn as some people claim. The truth is that we all have the capacity to learn new languages. To …
During the past few years, I’ve been referred to in the media as “The World’s Youngest Hyperpolyglot” — a word that sounds like a rare illness. In a …Linguistics
Fillers are everywhere: they’re the ums, uhs, and likes that sneak their way into our speech, often times without us even realizing it. Indeed, fillers, …
So, you’re learning Korean, Spanish and French at the same time?
You’re definitely not one to shy away from a challenge.
It doesn’t matter how much you …Learning
If you’ve learned to speak one foreign language, you know that learning a language is not a quick, easy feat.
It requires time, perseverance and lots …
If you have a design team in one country, a factory in another and sales teams on different continents, an integrated translation solution is vital to global success.
Translation technology has made exciting advances this year with consumer apps like World Lens and Microsoft’s new Skype Language …
During a Reddit "Ask Me Anything" session earlier this year, Microsoft founder and prolific philanthropist Bill Gates said his biggest regret in life is that he speaks only English.
Not exactly what one would expect to hear from the billionaire founder of one of the largest tech corporations in the …Entrepreneurship
Amara is home to an award winning subtitle editor that makes it easy to caption and translate video. Amara also hosts volunteer …
1. Combine your language degree with a core subject
If you want to be able to use a language within a specific field, it’s essential to combine subjects, as a straight language degree may not command a big enough premium on the job market. Adam Marshall, executive director, policy and external …
The national debate about education seems omnipresent in the media, whether on TV or the radio, in newspapers and magazines, or in social media, from …