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Vancouver to Erect Language Revitalization Pole

In part with the 2019 UNESCO International Year of Indigenous Languages, the First Nations Education Foundation has announced that a Language Revitalization Pole will be created at...

FluentWorlds: 3D/VR Gaming Platform

People collectionImagine a classroom in which, instead of interfering with learning, video game technology is at the core of the instructional paradigm. Video games are a dominant...

Brexit Could Devastate Celtic Languages

The European Language Equality Network (ELEN), with its Welsh, Scottish, Irish, and Cornish member organizations, has issued a warning about the “potentially disastrous effect of Brexit on...

Giving Tuesday for Translators Without Borders

Giving Tuesday is here, and we suggest donating to Translators Without Borders. The holiday, which was created in 2012 to be celebrated the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving,...

Voter Registration Campaign Poder 2020 launches

Poder Latinx, a civic and social justice organization working to build political empowerment in the Latinx community, announced today an initiative called Poder 2020, a voter registration campaign targeting...

America’s Languages Caucus is Born

Rep. Price looking ahead to a multilingual AmericaOn November 12, the offices of Congressmen David E. Price (D-North Carolina 04) and Don Young (R-All Alaskans) announced the...

U.S. News & World Report Ranks Schools with the Best Study Abroad Programs

U.S. News & World Report has released a list ranking the nation's top collegiate study abroad programs. Rankings are based on nominations from college presidents, chief academic...

Spanish on the rise in the United Kingdom

Despite Brexit raising concerns about isolation and lack of interest in other cultures, Spanish is becoming more popular in Britain and it could soon be the most studied foreign...

Spanish in the World

Last month, the Instituto Cervantes launched its yearbook, Spanish in the World 2019, with the latest data showing that a total of 580 million people speak Spanish...

The challenges of minority languages: 1 in 4 children cannot speak Galician in Galicia...

Galician is a Romance language spoken in Galicia, a region in the northwestern corner of Spain. It is the official language of the region, along with Spanish, and it...