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Paraguay Offers Korean in Schools

Starting this year, middle and high school students in Paraguay can learn Korean as a second foreign language subject, according to the Ministry of...

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Netflix Unveils Subtitling Test and Spanish-Language Drama

Nearly half of the Netflix’s 93 million subscribers now come from outside of the US., so soon, English will no longer be platform’s dominant...

New Chinese-Language Program for Canadian Labor Rights

The Toronto and York Region Labor Council (TYRLC) has released a series of videos aimed to help Chinese workers with limited proficiency with English...

Competition Launches Arabic Literacy Apps for War-Affected Syrian Children

Antura and the Letters and Feed the Monster, the two winners of the EduApp4Syria innovation competition, were announced today and then released worldwide as...

Danish Government Calls For Language Testing

Local Government Denmark (Kommunernes Landsforening-KL) has called for mandatory language testing of all three-year-olds entering their first year of schooling in order to combat...

Switzerland Offers Free German Language Classes for Migrants

Foreigners moving to Basel are eligible for a free voucher to learn German. Language-learning schools such as Inlingua and ECAP have reported an increase...

ACTFL Tests for China

Language Testing International’s (LTI’s) Oral Proficient Interview computer system (OPIc), developed by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL), was introduced...

Ten Spanish Words That Come From Africa

African culture and language has had a massive influence over Latin American, South American, Caribbean, and other Spanish-speaking countries not only culturally (from Samba...

Views on Turkey’s Educator Purge

Last month, Language Magazine published an article outlining the draconian measures being taken by the Turkish government against teachers in the wake of the...

Spanish Election Optimistic for Multilingualism

Nehemías Giménez García sees a boost for multilingualism in a multi-party government. On Sunday, December 20th, the Spanish democratic system won. The general election results, boasting...

Korea Expands French Programs for Olympics

French is predicted to be the most spoken world language by 2050 and in accordance with this, the International Organization of the Francophonie (OIF) has widened...

India to Continue with German

India and Germany resolved the sticky German language issue during Chancellor Angela Merkel's visit last month. Once again, students in Kendriya Vidyalaya schools (KVs)...

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