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Is your kid studying a second language at school? How much they learn will depend on where you live

Is your kid studying a second language at school? How much they learn will depend on where you live

People learn a second language for many reasons, including work, to better understand the world, an interest in the culture of the language itself, and love. Learning a language has many benefits. For children, it can improve literacy, maths and science skills. It can enhance social skills and empathy, and give them an appreciation of cultural […] … learn more→

When to start teaching a second language to our children?

When to start teaching a second language to our children?

The families of young children who emigrate to another country, who are going to spend a long season abroad or are composed of mixed couples in which each parent has a different mother tongue end up inevitably asking the same question: When is the best time to start teaching a second language to our children? […] … learn more→

Scrap or repair English as a second language in College?

Clifford Adelman’s recent essay featured by Inside Higher Ed, “The Continued Coming of Second Language Students,” put both a smile and a frown on my face. I know that kind of display does not count as a formal or sufficient response in the field of education, so let me be more specific. I smiled because […] … learn more→