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Living Languages Grants Awarded to 45 Tribes and Tribal Organizations

The US Indian Affairs Office of Indian Economic Development has awarded $7 million in grants under the Living Languages Grant Program to 45 American Indian and Alaska Native Tribes and Tribal organizations. The Living...

Estonia Moves to End Russian-Medium Schools

Estonian member of parliament Urmas Reinsalu of the Isamaa party recently announced that the coalition government had reached an agreement that the transition to Estonian-language education at all levels must be set out in...

Can Teaching English Like Spanish Close the Achievement Gap?

If you have even a passing knowledge of Spanish, you know the ns in montaña are different. You can see it. But English isn’t like that. The as in car and care and race...

Polish Recognized in Brazil

Polish has joined the official languages of the Municipality of Aurea in the state of Rio Grande...

Using Comics to Teach

Over the past two centuries, as the world has benefited from globalization, the US has evolved as a monolingual country. I am currently in my fourteenth year of teaching French, and...

Portuguese in Africa

While Nigerians of Brazilian heritage in Lagos are embracing Portuguese, speakers of the language in Guinea-Bissau say they are being discriminated against, as employers in the country are publishing job vacancies in French and...

At 8 months, Babies Already Know Their Grammar

Even before uttering their first words, babies master the grammar basics of their mother tongue. Thus eight-month-old French infants can distinguish function words, or functors—e.g. articles (the), personal...

Plan to Promote French Across Canada

The government of Québec is proposing the celebration of an annual Francophonie Day as part of...

Huge Spanish Streaming Service Launches Vix

On the last day of March, TelevisaUnivision launched Vix and Vix Plus—a two-tier, macro-scale Spanish-language streaming service with more than 50,000 hours of content across all genres for users in the US, Mexico, and...

Anglophone Quebecers Object to French Policy

Only about 10% of Quebecers use English as their primary language.Many of them argue that recent proposals for language policy in the province—Bill 96, for example—are further consigning Anglophone Quebecers to the margins of...
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