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Reward for Translating Ancient Chinese

The National Museum of Chinese Writing in Anyang, in the province of Henan, is offering 100,000 yuan (about $15,000) to anyone who can...

Portuguese through an Independent Lens

Kristal Bivona examines an approach to overcome the inherent imperialism...

Chinese Developments

Partnership in Pakistan... To promote Chinese language and culture in Pakistan, the Confucius Institute, the University of Karachi, and Islamabad’s Preston University signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to improve the teaching of Chinese in...

‘Hindi Not Imposed,’ Indian Government Reassures

The Indian government has attempted to quell fears that Hindi would be imposed over other Indian languages and stated that no such rule would be put into effect. The concern that Hindi would be...
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Wales Government Aims to Increase Welsh Speakers to 1 million

The Welsh government has announced a new, ambitious plan to almost double the amount of Welsh...

Music Educator Spreads Spanish Through Song

Sara Quintanar, an elementary school music educator, bilingual songwriter, and performance artist, has taken the international community by storm with her songs in Spanish for English-speakers to learn the language.Her work in bilingual music...
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Speaking Spanish

Vista Higher Learning’s Norah Lulich Jones explains how their new Senderos program gets students speaking in classFirst, let us take a look at what students are hoping for, what we are hoping for as...

Mexico and Canada Collaborate Linguistically

Languages Canada and the Ministry of Education of the Mexican State of Guanajuato have signed a cooperation agreement to formalize and expand collaboration...
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Chinese Highlight of Dismal K–12 Enrollment Survey

The recently released National K–12 Foreign Language Enrollment Survey Report shows that a total of 10.6...
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Dutch Shares Stage With Frisian in European Parliament

European Parliament is dedicating a session to Europe’s minority languages, and Frisian is getting its big debut on the Parliament floor, according to Dutch...