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Celebrate National American Sign Language Day

Sign LanguageNational ASL Day is a day of observance celebrating American Sign Language.On April 15, 1817, the first school for the deaf in...

Spanish Ballot Win in Florida

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) announced Thursday that he would ensure that Spanish-language ballots are available across the state. The announcement comes...

National Library Week: This Library Changed One Woman’s Life

Richard Lederer celebrates National Library Week (April 7–13). This year’s theme is "Libraries = Strong Communities."Decades ago, when I was teaching and writing...

Hawaiian Flying High

Cultural Milestone of Hawai'iHawaiian Airlines has marked an important cultural milestone as Hawai‘i’s airline by establishing an ‘ōlelo Hawai‘i (Hawaiian language) certification program...

Spanish Musician Lau Noah Wows on NPR Tiny Desk

Lau Noah is a singer-songwriter from Reus, Spain who recently performed on NPR’s Tiny Desk series—a web series that showcases emerging and established musicians in a pared-down format...

Spanish Climbs Charts Online

OzunaThanks to streaming services like YouTube and Spotify, Latin music has been gaining popularity across the U.S. According to data from YouTube, the top three songs of...

Telemundo to Launch English Youtube Content

Telemundo plans to debut an English-language newscast on YouTube in third-quarter 2019.The objective is to reach young, millennial Hispanics with news relevant to...

Free Videos to Learn Italian While Cooking

MIT has released a series of free videos to learn Italian while cooking through their Experimental Study Group. According to their website, "The Experimental Study Group (ESG) offers instruction in the core freshman subjects...

Baby Talk Works

The more baby talk (e.g., words that repeat themselves, like choo-choo, or diminutives, like bunny or Mommy) that babies are exposed to, the quicker they grasp language, according to a new study at Scotland’s...

How would you describe your World Cup team? Have your say for charity!

What three words would you use to sum up your country’s World Cup squad? Cambridge University Press (CUP) wants to know as it kicks off a global study into the language of the 2018...