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Ghana Confident in French

Dr.Matthew Opoku Prempeh, Minister of Education of Ghana, believes that French should be promoted across the country, citing a study conducted by the Foundation for International Development...

EF ‘s EPI Reveals Worldwide English Skills

Education First For the seventh year in a row, Education First (EF), has released their annual report on English proficiency. EF, an international education company that specializes in language training, educational travel, academic degree programs,...

New Chinese-Language Program for Canadian Labor Rights

The Toronto and York Region Labor Council (TYRLC) has released a series of videos aimed to help Chinese workers with limited proficiency with English...

K-pop Inspires Korean Learners

For the first time ever, the No 1 album in the U.S. features lyrics sung mostly in Korean. Love Yourself: Tear by K-pop group BTS clinched the No 1 spot last month, surprising many...

$5 Million Gift to Build Korean Language Village

Kenny Park, CEO of Seoul-based luxury handbag manufacturer the Simone Corporation, has donated $5 million to Concordia Language Villages in Moorhead, Minnesota. The donation will support the first phase of construction of a culturally...
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Belarus Opens First Chinese Department

Minsk State Linguistic University (MSLU) will open Belarus’ first Chinese language and culture department in the new academic year, according to MSLU Rector...

Austria Links Welfare to German

The amount of the minimum income protection in Austria is now to be made dependent on the German language skills, among other factors, according to reports from Vienna. In each of the nine Austrian states,...

Codeswitching Easier to Turn On

Research into the neurological activity required to switch between languages is providing new insights into the nature of bilingualism. “A remarkable feature of multilingual individuals is their ability to quickly and accurately switch back and...

Speaking Spanish

Vista Higher Learning’s Norah Lulich Jones explains how their new Senderos program gets students speaking in class     First, let us take a look at...