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Foreign Language Courses, Brushing Up or Immersion

The New York Times reports in the article, Foreign Language Courses, Brushing Up or Immersion, that foreign language classes are in demand. People are looking for...
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Even the Ivy League cheats students on foreign language education

A super expensive Ivy League education at Harvard may still deprive students of the knowledge they need to get ahead in this world. According to...
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Foreign language education: keeping us from being stupid

I agree with Michael Hofmann, author, poet and translator who wrote in the British newspaper, The Guardian, about the importance of foreign language education....
Music, Language, and the Brain

Links between languages and music

I just got Aniruddh Patel's book, Music, Language, and the Brain because I am keenly interested in learning more about the relationship between music, language and...

Why culture and language matter

My friend Eric Blaisdell painted these drawings when he was teaching English in Japan to show important it is to learn cultural norms when...
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Music therapy effects the brain

Here’s a great show in Portuguese about the healing effects of music. Musicoterapia e a energia que vem dos sons (Music therapy and the...
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Not learning languages reduced job prospects

The Telegraph article, Foreign languages are 'elitist' subjects, came out earlier this year in the UK showing that state jobs require foreign language knowledge while...

Integrating parents in language education

New Haven schools get $1.3M for language studies; Chinese, Arabic to be expanded By the New Haven Register In Connecticut, the school systems is expanding its Chinese...
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Colleges strive to make foreign languages relevant

USA Today and Higher Ed report in the article, Colleges strive to make foreign languages relevant, that one college is finally getting it right and...

Even spies need to read my book!

Having just read this article written by Nikita Khrushchev's great grand-daughter about how one of the Russian spies couldn't hide his Russian accent makes...

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