Languages

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$10K Grant Will Expand Program Helping Patients Understand Medical Care In Their Native Language

Patients at Abington Health’s Schilling Campus in Willow Grove can now use video phones and computer monitors to connect to human interpreters in more than a hundred languages.

12/21/2014

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Study: You Really Might Just Be Able To ‘Learn It In Your Sleep’

It’s the lazy linguaphile’s dream come true: Scientists say it might be possible to learn a new language while you sleep.

07/03/2014

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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

Foreign Language Club

One Word Universally Understood

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

11/18/2013

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Language Learning Website Ranks World’s Sexiest Languages

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, a new survey of more than 5,000 people has revealed the world’s sexiest language – and it’s exactly what you thought.

02/12/2013

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Ultralingua Dictionary App

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.

01/30/2013

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iTranslate Voice App

When travelling internationally, the iTranslate Voice app is the perfect app for translating on the fly.

12/26/2012

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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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Lingibli App

Need to learn a new language in a hurry? Lingibli might not make you fluent, but it can help you learn the top 100 words in 19 languages – including Spanish, German and Russian.

04/19/2012

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Vocre App

Vocre is not your traditional translation app, you don’t have to type a thing.

11/23/2011

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