Linguistics, language & logic in the News
Live Q&A: What is the best way to learn a language?
Its success has led it to become one of the names synonymous with the tech revolution in language learning, and not without good reason. In a recent interview for the series, its creator, Luis von Ahn, said: “There's an independent study that shows ...
Language Learning Most Influenced By Quality Of Child's Words, Not Quantity Of ...
Hirsh-Pasek explained that inviting the child to be interactive in the language learning process, by using phrases, such as “Look, a dog,” or adding on to their knowledge of newly learned words with reassuring phrases, such as “Yes, that is a bus ...
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Library to offer free online foreign language learning program | News | The ...
The South Carolina State Library has provided access to Mango Languages, a premier online language learning service, to everyone in South Carolina for the next two years. Please click on the Mango logo at www.Colletonlibrary.org to start learning one ...
The Secret to Learning a Foreign Language as an Adult
I've learned several foreign languages as an adult. I was able to learn French to conversation fluency in 17 days using the following techniques. Note that I had previously learned Spanish to fluency so this was not my first foreign language. In summer ...
Can Language Learning Help You Achieve Your Dreams? Huffington Post
Language Learning, Propelled by Big Data CloudTweaks News
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How I tried (and failed) to learn the Dothraki language from Game of Thrones
I'm not sure about you, but ever since I saw the savage Dothraki warriors in HBO's epic fantasy Game of Thrones I've fancied myself as a bit of a horselord. Riding shirtless through the desert while my mighty braid whips through the air seems like ...
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Early learning program benefits 1200 Latino children and adults
Napa Valley Register
More than 1,200 Napa County Latino children and adults have benefited from an initiative to help reduce the achievement gap between English-fluent and English language-learning students in Napa County, program sponsors report. Called the Napa Valley ...
Language learning by the numbers — and how you can come out on top
USA TODAY College
College course catalogues can be overwhelming. There are so many concepts to learn, so many worlds to explore, and so many professors to befriend, yet so little time to do it all. It's no wonder, then, that learning a language sometimes sinks to the ...
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