Learning a Language on the Job

Learning a Language on the Job {0}

What is the best way to learn a language? According to this article, one of the best ways is to get a job while abroad.

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Multilingual Children May Be More Empathetic

Multilingual Children May Be More Empathetic {1}

Call me an optimist, but I do love sharing research that indicates the benefits (economic or otherwise) of learning languages, especially at a young age. Research published in Psychological Science suggests children who learn multiple language are more capable of stepping into another person’s shoes. Feel free to check out the quick article as well as(…)

Rapping in 14 Different Languages

Rapping in 14 Different Languages {0}

Ever wonder what rap sounds like in other languages?

A Ugandan Living in Norway Develops a Language Translating App

A Ugandan Living in Norway Develops a Language Translating App {0}

“To overcome the fear that his native language will one day be alien to his children, Awici-Rasmussen decided to develop a mobile app for language translation.”  A concern that many immigrant families must certainly share, the fear that you will be unable to communicate with your family in your native tongue is one that hits(…)

Why are the birds gone?

Why are the birds gone? {1}

If you’ve come to the language lab within the past two weeks, you will notice that the birds are no longer in the main space. We have been asked to contain them by Keith Watkins, the head of facilities, as well as the Head of Environmental Safety and Health, in order to ensure the safety and well being of all members(…)

Irish is making a comeback

Irish is making a comeback {0}

I posted a few weeks ago about the revitalization of Manx, and now here’s an article about another Gaelic language making a comeback.