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Language Teacher vs. Acquisition Facilitator

Carol Gaab focuses on the learners in front of her, not on a method, a curriculum, or a plan Fill in the blank with the...

What is Orania?

Orania is a White Dutch–only enclave and an “independent” country inside South Africa. Inside Orania, English and the majority of African languages are banned—sort...

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New Report on Urban ELLs

The English Language Learners (ELLs) attending schools in the member districts of the Council of the Great City Schools account for nearly one-quarter of all...

Singing Tunes Linguist’s Ear

Singing in a foreign language can significantly improve learning how to speak it, according to a new study carried out at the University of...

$5 Million Boost for Languages at UK Universities

Next month, British universities will start receiving an additional £3.1 million ($4.8 million) to support a new program designed to encourage more young people...

Will France Amend Constitution for Tahitian?

French Polynesia’s territorial assembly has passed a resolution, asking France to change its Constitution and recognize Mahoi or Tahitian as a language that can...

Hecho en México

Language Magazine is the media partner for a very special evening of film, music, and food at Hollywood’s Ford Amphitheater on Friday, August 23,...

EMC Languages: New Online Learning Platform

Increasing student fluency in world languages and providing educators with innovative technology are the goals of a new ten-year partnership between EMC Publishing, a...

Project to Research How English is Learned

Why do students from certain countries learn English more easily than students in other places? Why do the most effective strategies for teaching English...

Conjugating Kids

The sound of small children chattering away as they learn to talk has always been considered cute  –  but not particularly sophisticated. However, research...

El Día E

This Saturday June 22, the Instituto Cervantes will celebrate the annual Día E (Español) - the party for all Spanish speakers - in its...

Kids’ Summer Food Program

The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) was established to ensure that low-income children continue to receive nutritious meals when school is not in session....

New Bill to Support Language Teaching at School

LAUTENBERG, HOLT INTRODUCE BILL TO SUPPORT INNOVATIVE APPROACHES TO FOREIGN LANGUAGE TEACHING U.S. Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Rep. Rush Holt (NJ-12) have...

Coaxing Students Down Under

Kristal Bivona admires Australia’s initiatives to attract international students This year, Australia is rolling out various initiatives intended to increase the number of international students...

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