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 lay down separate, persistent neural pathways for each of the langua...Read More
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 learning. Pavlenko shares her tips for encouraging others to practice their linguistic s...Read More
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 Native Tongue and its fictional language ‘Láadan’ is not the onl...Read More
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.
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 cultural differences to help vulnerable local people. In the struggle t...Read More
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 community of ardent linguaphiles’ who don’t just settle for one or two foreign la...Read More
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 language learners. The results of the test demonstrate th...Read More
Check out our new video that helps to explain the features and benefits of Bien-dire Initial, the audio magazine from France for beginner to intermediate learners of French.
As a recent article in The Conversation neatly states, In medieval Britain, if you wanted to get ahead, you had to speak French. Post Brexit, the status of English as the dominant language of Europe is not as assured as many suppose--one only has to look ...Read More