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Early foreign language learning returns to Loudoun through Language Stars - Loudoun Times-Mirror


Early foreign language learning returns to Loudoun through Language Stars
Loudoun Times-Mirror
LCPS cut its early language learning programs over the course of a few years. Students used to be able to learn Spanish in first through sixth grade. Initially, first to third grade programs were cut. Soon, fourth followed suit. Last year, the language ...

Duolingo creator: 'I wanted to create a way to learn languages for free' - The Guardian


The Guardian

Duolingo creator: 'I wanted to create a way to learn languages for free'
The Guardian
He sold two companies to Google while still in his 20s and his latest creation, Duolingo, is well on the way to revolutionising language learning across the world. "What I wanted to do was create a way to learn languages for free," says von Ahn. "If ...

Language learning app Duolingo makes waves in the Chinese market - South China Morning Post (subscription)


Language learning app Duolingo makes waves in the Chinese market
South China Morning Post (subscription)
Language learning app Duolingo has been gaining popularity in both mainland China and Hong Kong amongst Chinese-speakers looking to improve their English. An educational app that utilises games and prizes to make the language learning process ...

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Govt investment may halt decline in language learning - Scoop.co.nz (press release)


Govt investment may halt decline in language learning
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
A $10 million Government investment in the provision of Asian languages in schools may help halt New Zealand's rapid decline in language learning, says AUT University's Head of Language and Culture, Associate Professor Sharon Harvey. Over the past ...

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Engage with babbling infants to improve language learning - Zee News


Zee News

Engage with babbling infants to improve language learning
Zee News
The findings challenge the belief that human communication is innate and cannot be influenced by parental feedback. "Instead, parents who consciously engage with their babbling infants can accelerate their children's vocalising and language learning ...
Babbling back to babies helps them to speak faster: Researchers prove that ... Daily Mail

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Gov. Scott, educators to hold press conference on English-learning students today - Orlando Sentinel


Gov. Scott, educators to hold press conference on English-learning students today
Orlando Sentinel
Gov. Rick Scott is to hold a press conference in Miami today about students who are still learning English, joined by Education Commissioner Pam Stewart and Miami-Dade County's superintendent. His office provided no details on the event, but the U.S ...

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Language Learning Starts From The Cradle - Asian Scientist Magazine


Asian Scientist Magazine

Language Learning Starts From The Cradle
Asian Scientist Magazine
The results mean an early “window of opportunity” for language learning and sensitivity when infants are very young. They may lose some potential for learning if they are not exposed before one year old. These findings, in combination with previous ...