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Multilingual Children Excel

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.

04/01/2014

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Fast Talk Phrasebook App

Fast Talk Phrasebook offers hundreds of easy to access phrases in German, French, Italian – and Latin American and European Spanish.

01/16/2014

Foreign Language Club

One Word Universally Understood

Are there words understood universally across countries and cultures? Huh?

11/18/2013

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Author: ‘100 More Words Every High School Graduate Should Know’

There’s no firm agreement on how many words are in the English language, but it’s easily hundreds of thousands, of which we regularly use a small percentage.

03/30/2013

Mango Passport App

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.

02/14/2013

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New Book Aims To Raise Awareness About Language, Translation

This week’s big confab at the United Nations brought translation of their remarks into a brief spotlight, but a professional interpreter says we ought to pay attention all the time.

09/29/2012

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Vocre App

The Vocre translation app lets you have a conversation with someone who doesn’t speak your language.

05/01/2012

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Study Suggests Infants ‘Read’ Lips

A new study has supported what many people have thought for years, infants learn how to talk by listening and looking.

01/27/2012

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