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Is learning on the job the best way to master a language? - The Guardian


The Guardian

Is learning on the job the best way to master a language?
The Guardian
It was the opportunity to socialise which working offered that was the biggest catalyst to Onwuemezi's language-learning success. She says: “My speaking ability really shot up in the first two months of working there because, if I wanted to make ...
Nine ways to use language skills to get a job and boost your career The Guardian

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Kannada Medium and Language Learning bills adopted in Karnataka Assembly - The Hindu


The Hindu

Kannada Medium and Language Learning bills adopted in Karnataka Assembly
The Hindu
The Assembly also adopted the Kannada Language Learning Bill-2015 that seeks to make it mandatory for students in Standards I to X in “all schools” in the State to be taught Kannada language as one of the compulsory languages in all classes in a phased ...
Kannada mandatory subject in Karnataka Press Trust of India

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Crowdsourcing Drives Latest Disruptive Tech in Online Language Learning - Forbes


Forbes

Crowdsourcing Drives Latest Disruptive Tech in Online Language Learning
Forbes
“I've logged over 2 million miles. I have developed a very deep appreciation for not only languages but the culture that is behind the language and what it takes to be successful,” said Mike Elchik, co-founder of free online language learning platform ...

Heritage language learning project reaches into community - Arizona State University


Arizona State University

Heritage language learning project reaches into community
Arizona State University
With plans to expand the program and partner with more collegiate institutions in the United States and Europe, Ross said the CIRCLE Project aspires to take the concept a step further by encompassing, not only Spanish heritage language learning but ...

Utah bets big on foreign language learning, but not everyone is on board - PRI


PRI

Utah bets big on foreign language learning, but not everyone is on board
PRI
Language learning isn't such a wild notion in this very Mormon state: For generations, Mormon missionaries have fanned out across the world, and stop in Utah first to learn the language of the place where they'll serve. Mandarin teacher Xiao Fung had ...

Council allocated cash to support language learning - The Orcadian


Council allocated cash to support language learning
The Orcadian
Five local councils in the Highlands and Islands have been allocated £529,000 of £7.2 million announced by the Scottish Government. The money can be invested in “local priorities:, which the Government says can include training for primary teachers, ...

Finally, a language-learning app that works - Geektime


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Finally, a language-learning app that works
Geektime
Have you ever tried to teach yourself the language of a country you don't live in? It requires a lot of self-discipline and stick-to-it-ness. You would love to be fluent, but the steps along the way – say, mastering the conjugation of hundreds of ...
Edtech startup Lingua.ly closes US$1 million funding e27

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