Language Learning

3 Languages Children Should Learn for Success Later in Life

<i>This content originally appeared on Travel + Leisure.</i><p>The Centre for Economics and Business Research and Opinion conducted the study in partnership …

Language

Numbers 'were my mother tongue': How autistic savant Daniel Tammet sees language

<b>Daniel Tammet</b> is a most extraordinary man. He sees the world very differently than most people.<p>For him, words and numbers and pictures and emotions …

Autism

LingQ

<b>Pros</b><p>Lets you design your own learning path. You can jump to different lessons at will. Online video call tutoring offered. Lessons are appropriately …

Language

The Best Resources For Helping Beginner ELLs Learn About Clothes

As I shared a few months ago (see Beginning A New “Best” Series Of Interest To ELL Teachers), I’m beginning to create an updated series of “Best” …

Learning

Research Shows Spanish Speakers Take Longer To Learn English. Why?

Support the news<p>A recent study out of Philadelphia tracked kindergartners who were learning English and found that four years later there were major …

Education

New Melania Trump Billboards: Do They Suggest She Knows Only ‘A Little Bit Of English’?

It looks like Melania Trump has not only made a big splash with the people of this nation, but she’s also made a great impression with some people on …

Entertainment

Around The Web In ESL/EFL/ELL

© 2010 Enokson, Flickr | CC-BY | via Wylio<p>Four years ago I began this regular feature where I share a few posts and resources from around the Web …

Language

With fewer fluent speakers, demand for teachers of Indigenous languages is on the rise

Schools struggle to find people who can speak languages fluently, have teaching degrees<p>A trend toward "Indigenizing" programming in schools by …

Education

Film of the Week: The Future Perfect

The ideal viewer of <i>The Future Perfect</i>, best placed to pick up all the nuances of its dialogue, would be a fluent speaker of both Mandarin and …

Movies

Melania Trump Used as Role Model to Persuade Croatians to Learn English

The first lady speaks five languages.

Donald Trump

6 ways to tackle the GEP Selection Exercise

<b>By Marcus Goh and Adrian Kuek</b><p><i>Grade Expectations is a weekly feature on education in Singapore. Expect fun activities, useful tips and insightful news</i> …

Teaching

How to Correctly Setup Your SEO for Different Language and Countries

Do you want to see a massive increase in traffic?<p>Of course you do.<p>The easiest way to do this is to optimize your SEO for different languages and …

SEO

Useful Japanese Expressions

Whether you're traveling to Japan or simply want to learn a new language, here are some useful Japanese expressions to get you started. Provided …

Japan

Raising bilingual kids: how do you do it right?

"I was teaching English when I was travelling around Europe and I had seen many children learning English so easily," Chontelle Bonfiglio tells <b>SBS</b> …

Language

New Zealand Is Pushing to Save Its Vulnerable Indigenous Language

Each year, the country holds a week-long event to encourage people to speak te reo Māori.<p><i>Kia ora</i>! The expression, in New Zealand’s indigenous …

Culture

Deals: Learn A New Language For 90% Off

News flash: You don't need to sink thousands of dollars into learning new skills or foreign languages. With Cudoo's Online Language & Professional …

Technology (Australia)

Low levels of English in NT stems from problems within primary education, report shows

New research has revealed that a majority of Indigenous adults in the Northern Territory lack the literacy levels required by most workplaces, with …

Indigenous Australians

American Sign Language at MIT

On Aug. 15, 25 MIT students and staff members were engaged in a lively lecture and discussion in Building 66 — but the room was completely silent. …

MIT

Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo expecting second child less than one year after birth of Dusty Rose

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Behati Prinsloo

President Ram Nath Kovind tells Hindi speakers to respect those who speak regional languages

The president also criticised those who said English was necessary to make India an economic superpower.<p>President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday asked …

Ram Nath Kovind

Oscars: U.K. Selects 'My Pure Land' for Foreign-Language Category

Sarmad Masud’s feminist Western is the first-ever Urdu-language film submitted by Britain for the Academy Awards.<p>The United Kingdom has picked <i>My Pure</i> …

Entertainment

Google Translate to support 7 more Indian languages

New Delhi, Sep 13 (PTI) Tech giant Google today said its Translate app will support seven more Indian languages, including Bengali, Gujarati and …

Google Translate

Want your kid to be bilingual? Alexa could help

Outside of playing smooth jazz on queue and helping you pick out what to wear, smart home devices like Amazon’s Echo, Apple’s Siri, and Google Home haven’t had much of a truly meaningful impact on our daily lives. Despite the fact that over 35 million voice-enabled home speakers have already been …

Big Ideas

Italian Phrases We Use EVERY Day! What I Know…

Do you want to speak Italian more easily and confidently by the end of 2017?<p>I believe that “commonly used phrases” are the key for how we can all …

Language

Children 'will begin learning foreign language at age of three' - FF proposal

The main Opposition party wants a major overhaul of language policy amid fears Ireland is being left behind by international standards.<p>Meath TD …

News (Ireland)

How to Create Culturally Responsive Classrooms

A MiddleWeb Blog<p>Culturally Responsive Teaching (CRT) is a current buzzword in education. And you know what? As an ambassador for English Language …

Teaching

A Language Haven in Baltimore

For young newcomers, the first step to becoming American is learning English.<p>BALTIMORE — On June 29, 1987, Jermin Laviera attended her first …

Education

BBC - School Radio - Primary MFL, Primary French - Radio Labo

Radio Labo is a new 10 part series to support French language learning at upper KS2. Covering topics as diverse as dates and numbers to clothing and technology, Radio Labo aims to revise and build on basic language learning in the early years of KS2. Each programme includes games and exercises to …

Teaching

Foreign Minister Klimkin: Ukraine to further develop minority languages

Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin posted this on Twitter following statements made by foreign ministries of several countries that expressed concern …

Ukraine

Bienvenue, Willkommen, Bienvenidos to a more globally accessible Slack

While our efforts over the past three years have been largely concentrated in North America, Slack has grown to be used by teams in more than 100 …

Collaboration