I published this article on Diva Tool Box on how to learn foreign languages using music.
Posts Categorized: How to learn languages with songs and the media
Great video of a lecture by Aniruddh Patel on the relationship between language and music at the Library of Congress. The discussion of how language background can effect classical music from England and France is fascinating. Notes from the You Tube description: In our everyday lives, language and instrumental music are obviously different things. Neuroscientist… Read more »
The following Internet-based lesson plans were created for foreign language classes by participants in the Technology Workshops of the California Foreign Language Project and the California Language Teachers Association. http://www.clta.net/lessons/index.html
My admiration for Dr. Oliver Sacks is no secret. He was just on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart last night talking about the effects of music on the brain. I am thrilled that he was discussing this on mainstream TV as more people watch The Daily Show than have read his excellent book, Musicophilia…. Read more »
Learning foreign languages is like being in the Matrix. The education is only part of the experience. You have to live the language to truly learn it. Read on in this blog post on the subject: http://www.claritaslux.com/blog/languagelearning-programs-matrix/ —SUSANNA