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  • New Site-wide Search Engine

    We've installed a new search engine for the site which should help you to search for exact and close matches for individual language products and resources. Let us know on our Contact Us page if it is...

    READ MORE | 12 Jan 2021

  • Language Support in Challenging Times

    A brief message to say we are open for business during these challenging times and we are committed to supporting you in making the most of home-study language learning. Please don't hesitate to email...

    READ MORE | 12 Jan 2021

  • An Infant's Brain Maps Language From Birth, Study Says

    According to a new study from McGill University’s Department of Psychology and Montreal’s Neurological Institute highlighted in a recent article in Time Magazine, it appears that infants l...

    READ MORE | 12 Jan 2021

  • The Need for Altruism in Language Learning

    New in the ‘Life as a Bilingual’ series on the Psychology Today blog, Helping Others Become Bilingual highlights the need for ‘linguistic altruism’ in second language lear...

    READ MORE | 12 Jan 2021

  • This Science Fiction Novelist Created a Feminist Language From Scratch

    A new article on Lithub, This Science Fiction Novelist Created a Feminist Language From Scratch, discusses the power of languages as a uniting force to bring about social change. But Elgin’s Nat...

    READ MORE | 12 Jan 2021

  • New Bien-dire video

    Check out our new video that helps to explain the features and benefits of Bien-dire, the audio magazine from France for intermediate to advanced learners of French....

    READ MORE | 12 Jan 2021

  • New Bien-dire video

    Check out our new video that helps to explain the features and benefits of Bien-dire, the audio magazine from France for intermediate to advanced learners of French....

    READ MORE | 12 Jan 2021

  • How Language Problems Bedevil the Response to Crises

    The feature ‘How language problems bedevil the response to crises’ from The Economist stresses that in their response to crises, interpreters must work out quickly both linguistic and cult...

    READ MORE | 12 Jan 2021

  • The Mystery of People Who Speak Dozens of Languages

    In a world which often dismisses multilingualism, there’s hope yet! ‘The Mystery of People Who Speak Dozens of Languages’ from The New Yorker highlights the ‘thriving online co...

    READ MORE | 12 Jan 2021

  • How Learning a New Language can Stave off Dementia

    Good news scientifically confirmed! In episode 1 of series 8 of the popular BBC series on health, Trust Me, I'm a Doctor, Dr Michael Mosley and his team conduct a four-week experiment on a group of...

    READ MORE | 11 Sep 2018

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