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Partners in English Language Learning celebrates 30 years of service - The Union of Grass Valley


Partners in English Language Learning celebrates 30 years of service
The Union of Grass Valley
This year marks 30 years that Partners in English Language Learning has been offering free one-on-one ESL tutoring to adults in Nevada County. Its mission is to help English language learners become thriving members of the community by offering ...

Infant Language Learning Linked To Social Interaction - SpaceCoastDaily.com


SpaceCoastDaily.com

Infant Language Learning Linked To Social Interaction
SpaceCoastDaily.com
“We found that the degree to which infants visually tracked the tutors and the toys they held was linked to brain measures of infant learning, showing that social behaviors give helpful information to babies in a complex natural language learning ...

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Babies' brains show that social skills linked to second language learning - UW Today


UW Today

Babies' brains show that social skills linked to second language learning
UW Today
“We found that the degree to which infants visually tracked the tutors and the toys they held was linked to brain measures of infant learning, showing that social behaviors give helpful information to babies in a complex natural language learning ...

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First US Study on Foreign Language Learning in 30 Years - Language Magazine


Shout Out UK

First US Study on Foreign Language Learning in 30 Years
Language Magazine
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences today announced the formation of the Commission on Language Learning, a national effort to examine the current state of U.S. language education, to project what the nation's education needs will be in the ...
LANGUAGE LEARNING: WHAT'S THE POINT? Shout Out UK

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Duolingo language learning platform launches in Arabic-speaking countries - Al-Arabiya


Al-Arabiya

Duolingo language learning platform launches in Arabic-speaking countries
Al-Arabiya
Duolingo, which claims to be the world's largest online language learning platform, announced this week the launch of an English course for Arabic speakers in the Middle East. Having just received a $45 million investment from Google, who stated ...
Duolingo launches English for Arabic speakers ArabianBusiness.com

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What Language Learning Cannot Be - Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) (blog)


Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) (blog)

What Language Learning Cannot Be
Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) (blog)
I noticed that W. Stanley Jevons's remarkably successful little book Elementary Lessons in Logic (reprinted annually for decades after its appearance in 1870) uses language learning to illustrate two ways of acquiring or transmitting knowledge (see ...

The earlier a second language is learnt the better - Day Nurseries


Day Nurseries

The earlier a second language is learnt the better
Day Nurseries
According to British Council research, improving one's employment prospects is the main driver for people overseas learning English, but many UK pupils are still experiencing a 'minimal or fragmented' second language learning because the UK still fails ...