Learning a new language can increase the size of your brain

The News Hub – Dusan Lucic “The Swedish research team used well-known techniques including magnetic resonance imaging, also known as MRI, and electrophysiology among many others. The research was conducted on military recruits split into two groups—the...

10 Tips for learning languages from a guy who speaks 9

The Yucatan Times – Staff Writer “Matthew Youlden speaks nine languages fluently and understands more than a dozen more. We work in the same office in Berlin so I constantly hear him using his skills, switching from language to language like a chameleon...

Foreign Language Requirements Lead to Multilingualism

Language Magazine – Staff Writer “A Pew Research Center study on foreign language education in the U.S. compared to Europe points out that while the U.S. has no foreign language requirement mandated by the federal government, most European countries...

Mandarin camp starts early

China Daily USA – HEZI JIANG “”Don’t forget your belongings,” teacher Sun Yi warned in Mandarin. The dozen or so 5- to 7-year-old New Yorkers sitting on the floor didn’t seem to be paying much attention. “Shall we row a boat...

Congress: Bilingualism Is Not a Handicap

Education Week – Claude Goldenberg “A federal appeals court decision last month to side with Arizona’s all-English approach to educating English-language learners at first blush appears to be a setback only for those who advocate bilingual education for...