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Learning a Foreign Language Can Help You Live Longer

In his book, Healthy Aging, Dr. Andrew Weil recommends learning a foreign language as a way to prevent Alzheimers. From the ABC News story, "Learning...
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Free Materials for Language Teachers, Mis Cositas

Lori Langer de Ramirez has many free materials for language teachers in various languages (English, ESL, French, Spanish and Chinese) at http://www.miscositas.com/. Thanks for the free...

Free foreign language lessons

Learn languages for free on Open Culture.com. The site features 37 foreign languages, including Spanish, French, English, Mandarin, Italian, Russian and more. Download lessons...
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Listening to (and Saving) the World’s Languages (New York Times)

Mostly through simple bilingual songs that he accompanies with gusto on his guitar, he is teaching his two younger daughters, Jamie, 11, and Jazelle, 7, and their friends.
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Video on relationship between Language and Music, “Music, Language and the Brain”

Great video of a lecture by Aniruddh Patel on the relationship between language and music at the Library of Congress. The discussion of...
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Good videos about accents and language learning

1. Are you having difficulty learning English? Check out this videos about how to make difficult English sounds with the help of food: 2)...
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Dr. Oliver Sacks on language and music

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...
New Zealand

The art of the staycation

I’d never heard the word staycation until this year. Journalists send out queries to travel writers asking about how to write tips on staycations. While...
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Political barriers shouldn’t be linguistic barriers

I was recently in the former Yugoslavia as an election observer in Macedonia and was pleasantly surprised at how I was able to use...

Living in multiple realities

Being a world traveler and polyglot can disorient someone, even a seasoned traveler like myself. I think my brain is not able to process...

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