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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...

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The Art of Mastering Many Tongues

9 Mar 2012 15:33:37

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 language acquisition from some of the great polyglots--always inte...

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Inspirational Friday fun: video on the BBC web site of twenty-year-old Alex Rawlings, the winnner of a national competition to find the UK's most multi-lingual student, explaining in 11 different languages a few of his secrets of polyglottery. The govern...

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Set Ascending Direction