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BBC Launches Japanese Site

The BBC, the UK’s national news organization, launched a Japanese site, which becomes its first dedicated non-English news website and helps extend its fledgling global advertising network. Accessible via BBC.jp, it features selected content from BBC.com and the organization’s global...

Levi’s Book of Barnyard Animals / Portuguese

Levi's Book of Barnyard Animals Levi's Book of Barnyard Animals presents 21 different animals of the barnyard -- bull, cat, chicken, cow, dog, donkey, duck, fox, goat, goose, horse, mouse, owl, pig, rabbit, rat, rooster, sheep,...

Reports of OELA’s Demise Hopefully Exaggerated

Advocacy groups are denouncing a proposed merging of the federal Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA) into the Office for Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE). Education Department officials have said that the restructuring plan...

Protection for Turkey’s ‘Bird Language’

The whistled “bird language” used by small groups of Black Sea villagers in remote northern Turkey has joined a UNESCO list of endangered languages in need of “urgent safeguarding.” Around 10,000 people, mostly from the...
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Eastern Kentucky University English Program

The EKU English Language Program (EELI) Instruction Program (EELI) offers an intensive program of English as a Second Language to non-native speakers of English. It emphasizes academic, real English used interactively as much as...

Way with Words

Way with Words Input-Based Incremental Vocabulary Instruction by Joe Barcroft TESOL International Association 123 pages ISBN 193-1185752 Joe Barcroft premises his new book, Input-Based Incremental Vocabulary Instruction, by pointing out that while the subject of grammar acquisition...
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Hitler’s Birthplace to Become Immigrant Language Center

In an interesting turn of events, the Austrian guesthouse where Adolf Hitler was born in 1889 is likely to become a language center for immigrants it has been reported. The future of the building in...

Russian Language Day

Moscow’s Renaissance Moscow Olympic Hotel offers a unique opportunity to learn Russian and become closer to the Russian culture. Every Tuesday at 6:30pm in the 7 Sisters Café, a professional Russian language tutor awaits the...

Arabic for America

Carine Allaf outlines the benefits and challenges of learning Arabic at K–12 In a highly globalized world, in which country borders are increasingly permeable and the migration and movement of peoples is becoming the norm,...
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A Country of Many Canadas

Learning French in Canada has never been easier, and the quality has never been better It’s not surprising that close to 200,000 students come to study in Canada every year, and that number looks set...