Language Learning

Live in Spain or Germany for FREE in Exchange for Speaking English!

The morning sunrise at La Alberca, Spain beckons you…<p><i>Teaching Traveling: Want a way to live for free in Spain or Germany (food and housing covered!)</i> …

Learning

Cloud Based Language Learning Market English Learning Courses to Lead to Strong Demand

The global market for cloud-based language learning features a highly fragmented vendor landscape and only few companies, including Rosetta Stone, …

Language

Church of God News in Spanish

COGwriter The Continuing Church of God continues to get additional materials translated into the Spanish language. Here are links to the latest items …

Theology

I am the CEO of Duolingo and if our passive aggressive push notifications don't make you learn French, I don't know what will

Hello. My name is Henry P. Twolingos and I am the CEO of Duolingo, and I'm here to discuss Duolingo's questionable push notifications.<p>I understand …

Language

Thinking in a foreign language makes you less superstitious, study finds

Thinking in a foreign language makes you less superstitious, studies have found.<p>The reason for this is that we learn superstitions in our mother …

Language

Trump’s granddaughter has a rival who speaks Mandarin like a Chinese news anchor

<i>US President Trump's granddaughter, Arabella, sings a song in Mandarin (Screenshot)</i><p>As we all know by now, US President Donald Trump proudly showed …

News (China)

How To Learn a New Language Today at Black Friday Prices

As businesses become increasingly global, it's incredibly valuable to be able to speak foreign languages like Spanish, Russian or Chinese. At the …

Language

Improve Your Foreign Language Fluency With Another Beer, Scientists Say

A little booze may go a long way when it comes to foreign language fluency.<p>By<p>Nov 22 2017, 10:57 AM<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>The holidays are a time for drinking …

Language

50 Languages (for Android)

<b>Pros</b><p>High-quality content. Many languages included, both to learn and for the language of instruction. Free. No data collection; anonymous …

Language

Foreign language resources - Baby Friendly Initiative

These infosheets on breastfeeding and bottle feeding are available in multiple languages. Using straightforward language and simple illustrations to …

Babies

ESL Vocabulary Fortunes

ESL Vocabulary Fortunes is a great online ESL game designed for teens and adults. This game is based on the classic TV game show Family Feud or …

ESL

Duolingo Mandarin: a critique

A friend sent this lifehacker article to me:"Mandarin Chinese Is Now Available on the Language Learning App Duolingo", by Patrick Allan …

Language

Qualification of English language teachers come under scrutiny

Suggestions are being made that there is a growing demand for English-language teachers in China, regardless of their experience, reports the Beijing …

News (China)

Dual-Language Programs Boost Student Achievement in English, Study Finds

The dual-language classes paved the way to English-proficiency for non-native speakers. The findings are consistent with other research that touts …

Education

Baker signs bilingual education bill

Governor Charlie Baker signed a bill into law Wednesday that will allow school systems to teach students academic subjects in their native language …

Education

A fun session aims to teach people elementary Spanish

There is a unique sense of helplessness involved in travelling to a new country where you don't know the native language. Asking simple questions …

Language

Nigeria:Army Orders All Personnel to Learn Igbo, Hausa, Yoruba Before 2019

(Photo: The Guardian)The Nigerian Army has directed all its officers and men to immediately commence the learning of the three major Nigerian …

Nigeria

Give Me Future on Apple Music

Learning

Why You Should Consider Participating In a Study Exchange Programme

Every student is probably familiar with at least one type of a study exchange programme. There are also more and more students deciding each year to …

Language

Here's where you can see 'Coco' in Spanish in Corpus Christi and Texas

CLOSE<p>In 'Coco,' Miguel's dream of becoming a musician comes true. It's a night in the Land of the Dead that gives him the opportunity to prove his …

Texas

A Lifetime Subscription to uTalk Language Education

Get your polyglot on with today’s Daily Deal, a Lifetime Subscription to uTalk Language Education. If you’re interested in learning a language this …

Language

English as a second language? Schools need to stop treating it as an obstacle to success 

When columnist Andrew Pierce tweeted earlier this year that 1.3 million children “do not speak English as a first language, underlining strain immigration puts on schools” he understandably caused something of a social media stir.<p>Alongside some tweets of support, others were quick to point out that …

Education

Five languages Brexit Britons should learn

On trips to the Netherlands, I always ponder how long it would take me, a competent Afrikaans speaker, to learn Dutch. Not long, I think, but it …

Language

Full-time jobs in English and languages reach new low, MLA report finds

Job ads published with the Modern Language Association declined for a fifth straight year in 2016-17, reaching another new low, according to a …

Ed Tech Helps English Language Learners Flourish

In diverse classrooms, teachers and <b>administrators are always seeking new ways to support English language learners</b>. Luckily for them, technology has …

Language

How to notarize foreign-language documents

<b>I wish to have a number of papers in French notarized in Vietnam. To my knowledge, such papers must be translated into Vietnamese before</b> …

Language

Language classes compulsory for Year 3 students in all WA schools from 2018

A momentous curriculum change is about to take place in WA schools — one that educators claim will improve the memory and brain function of children, …

Education

Ombudsman could take on Welsh language responsibilities

<b>Some of the functions of the scrapped Welsh language commissioner could be handed to the public services ombudsman, a minister has said.</b><p>New Welsh Language Minister Eluned Morgan, who was promoted to the position two weeks ago, said she was looking at the possibility.<p>In August, Ms Morgan's …

News (Wales)

In East Boston, schools find success with students learning English

At the Patrick J. Kennedy Elementary School in East Boston, about three-quarters of the 300 students do not speak English fluently, the highest rate …

Education

The Best Holiday Gift for Language Learners (Hint: it’s free!)

The holidays are upon us once again, which means turkey roasting, cookie baking, menorah lighting, family gathering, and—for better or worse—gift …

Libraries