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Twitter Ads Targeted by Language

Social media giant Twitter has launched a new feature that will allow advertisers to target users based on their language. The ‘language targeting’ feature will give brands the opportunity to direct promoted tweets and promoted...
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Integrating Content and Language

Tania Ruiz presents educators’ impressions of the dual-language methodology sweeping Europe Similar to other bilingual education methods, the CLIL methodology (content and language integrated learning) is considered a model of good practice in...

UN Language & Equality Symposium

Language Magazine editor Daniel Ward will be presenting a paper on Fostering Multilingualism in Anglophone Countries at a United Nations Symposium on Language and Equality on Tuesday, April 29. Daniel welcomes the input of...

Alaska Senate Passes Native Language Bill

The Alaska Senate voted this morning to make each of Alaska’s native languages, official languages of the state. Twenty-one indigenous languages, including :Iñupiaq, Siberian Yupik, Central Alaskan Yup'ik, Alutiiq, Unangax?, Dena'ina, Deg Xinag,...

Long Beach Campaigns for Language Access

Campaigners in Long Beach, CA gathered outside city hall on Tuesday, to emphasize city's the need for better 'language access' in the run up to this week's council meeting. The rally addressed the Council...

Belfast Protest for Irish Language Rights

Irish language speakers and activists took to the streets of Belfast on Saturday in protest over what has been described as the government’s “failure” to protect the Irish language. Over 4000 people marched through...

Language Education Affected in Iowa Budget Cuts

Students in the Iowa City School District are to suffer the loss of language classes in state budget cuts, starting next year. The School Board approved the budget for fiscal year 2015 in Tuesday’s...

Hansa Language Centre

Hansa Language Centre has been teaching languages to adult students from around the globe since 1969. It is one of Canada´s largest and most respected language schools. Its two campuses are just steps from...

UK Announces Tougher Language Exams

Education ministers in the UK have announced plans for tougher GCSE examinations as part of a series of government education reforms. For the first time in several years, the government education review specifically outlines plans...

Celebrate International Mother Language Day

"Local languages constitute the majority of languages spoken across our world in the field of science. They are also the most endangered. Excluding languages means excluding those who speak them from their fundamental human...
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