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Wednesday, August 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Trying to Save South Africa's First Language »
At 84, Ms Esau is one of the last three fluent speakers of N|uu, one of the languages spoken by South Africa's San communi...
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
The Politics of Accents »
Our accents are an intimate part of who we are, central to how we express ourselves in speech. They can reveal things abou...
Monday, July 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Accent Whisperers of Hollywood »
By The New York Times Magazine Why should I trust you?” Dominic Cooper said to Samara Bay, his dialect coach. “Tru...
Thursday, July 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Babies can learn second language in 1 hour per day »
By Futurity Researchers have developed a play-based educational program that can teach babies a second language in...
Thursday, June 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Linguistic and Cultural Challenges of Foreign Correspondents »
By Psychology Today Foreign correspondents join a long list of special bilinguals. They lead their lives with two or m...
Wednesday, May 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lost in translation: Campus language lecturers combat funding cuts, threats to diversity »
By The Daily Californian Ana-Belén Redondo-Campillos, a UC Berkeley lecturer of Spanish and Catalan, is worried the...
Thursday, May 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
How to Resurrect a Lost Language »
By Smithsonian.com Decades ago, when David Costa first started to unravel the mystery of Myaamia, the language of the...
Friday, April 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Domain-general Brain Regions Do Not Track Linguistic Input as Closely as Language-Selective Regions »
By bioRxiv Language comprehension engages a cortical network of left frontal and temporal regions. Activity in this ne...
Monday, March 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Language Lessons Start in the Womb »
By The New York Times New research is teasing out more of the profoundly miraculous process of language learning...
Tuesday, February 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Researchers reveal singing can ‘neutralise’ any accent 0 »
By The Marshalltown Most British pop and rock stars sing with an American accent. But UK grime artists are taking pri...
Monday, January 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
How Scientists Are Cracking One of the World's Oldest Codes »
By Newser Since the late 1800s, scientists have been stumped over small pieces of stone found buried in India and Paki...
Monday, January 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Speaking Another Language Makes Your Brain More Efficient »
By NYMag Over the past several years, cognitive scientists and their kin have amassed a body of work around the “bilin...
Monday, January 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Language Barrier: A Major Obstacle In Furtherance Of Science And Technology Research In A Global Lev »
By Science World Report Cambridge University researchers conducted a survey on the impact of language barrier in intern...
Monday, January 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Challenge of Making US Museums Multilingual »
By Hyperallergic When Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism, 1910–1950 opened on October 25, it represented the cu...
Monday, January 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
How Many Languages is Your Website Available In: A Look At WordPress Translations »
By Torque How many languages is your WordPress site viewable in? If the answer is just one, you could be missing o...
Tuesday, December 27, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Most Commonly Misused English Words »
By ATTN: First, we learn to say words. Next, we learn to spell words. Finally, we learn to define and properly use w...
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Unlocking Clues to Language Based Learning in Children »
According to the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD), one in five individuals are impacted by language-based...
Monday, December 5, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
6 Potential Brain Benefits of Bilingual Education »
By NPR Part of our ongoing series exploring how the U.S. can educate the nearly 5 million students who are learn...
Friday, November 18, 2016
The landmines of language »
Language has been on my mind quite a bit lately. And I suspect I’m not alone. It’s been a topic of conversation on talk...
Wednesday, November 9, 2016
What Is Foreign Accent Syndrome? »
By Allied News It sounds like something from a medical TV drama like “Grey’s Anatomy,” but last week a story began tre...
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Taking Indigenous languages online: can they be seen, heard and saved? »
With our digital world dominated by English, minority and endangered languages struggle to be seen and heard. A new intera...
Friday, September 30, 2016
Speaking "Star Trek": Meet the Man Who Made Up the Klingon Language »
In the 50 years since the original crew of the USS Enterprise set out on its mission, Star Trek has inspired generations o...
Monday, September 19, 2016
Language study suggests universal sounds: researchers »
Humans worldwide might be speaking the same language – sort of. After analyzing word lists covering nearly two-thirds...
Monday, August 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Once, students were punished for speaking Spanish. Here, they are honored. »
The amphitheater is humming: teachers hover, students murmur over spelling sheets and proud parents deliver the last gasps...
Wednesday, July 27, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
For Children with Autism, Multiple Languages May Be a Boon »
Most children who learn more than one language gain valuable skills, and researchers say this may also be true for childre...

 

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