For the first time, courses on basic computer skills, job development training, parenting tips and English as a Second Language (ESL) are available at the school district’s Parent Center.
A study has found babies who grow up in a bilingual home may enjoy greater mental flexibility before they even learn to talk.
Research shows that speaking more than one language does not confuse a child. Rather, being multilingual is associated with higher academic achievement and enhanced mental health.
Forty-seven-year-old Jose Oyola, of Greenwood, is facing charges including Theft and Extortion following an investigation by State Police.
Learning a new language doesn’t have to be a nightmare. The Mango Passport app uses interactive tools and imagery to make the learning process more fun.
Translation dictionaries are pretty common in the app store, but you’ll be hard pressed to find one that’s more thorough than the Ultralingua Dictionary.
The Vocre translation app lets you have a conversation with someone who doesn’t speak your language.
Adolescent immigrants, or ‘newcomers’ face some of the toughest challenges in school. To help, The Center for Applied Linguistics researched 63 newcomer programs for promising practices, compiling them in a searchable database.
Joe Eastman is a retired military man and a volunteer tutor at the Center for Literacy in Philadelphia.
“Let’s Speak English,” a program now being offered at eleven branches of the Free Library of Philadelphia, offers conversation English classes to immigrants.