Monthly Archives: March 2012

  • Why Bilinguals Are Smarter

    More fuel for Bilingualism as one of the most effective forms of brain training in the op-ed piece in this Sunday's New York Times. The article highlights research that now shows that that the 'interf...

    READ MORE | 20 Mar 2012

  • Specialist language teachers 'urgently required'

    At last some good news for language teachers in the UK: according to a news story on the BBC there's an urgent need for specialist language teachers as the number of pupils set to sit language GCSEs n...

    READ MORE | 14 Mar 2012

  • The Art of Mastering Many Tongues

    Excellent book review in the New York Times of Babel No More, The Search for the World’s Most Extraordinary Language Learners by Michael Erard. As well as looking at some of the secrets of langu...

    READ MORE | 9 Mar 2012