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Reviving Lost Languages through AI

Adam Conner-Simons introduces an MIT CSAIL system that aims to help linguists decipher languages without advanced knowledge of relations to other languages. Researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have recently developed...

America’s Languages Caucus is Born

On November 12, the offices of Congressmen David E. Price (D-North Carolina 04) and Don Young (R-All Alaskans) announced the establishment of the Congressional Caucus on America’s Languages. The mission of the America’s Languages...

Europe Celebrates Linguistic Diversity with European Day of Languages

The European Day of Languages (EDL) is an annual celebration day to encourage language learning across Europe. At the initiative of the Council of Europe, EDL has been celebrated every year, on 26 September,...

World Languages from National Geographic Learning

¡Exploremos! (1-4, 1A and 1B) offers an innovative approach to language teaching that takes advantage of content the students already know about the world and brings it to them through NatGeo Explorers, NatGeo video,...

UCLA to Create Center for Greek Culture

A $5 million grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation will enable UCLA to create a center for the study of Hellenic culture, which will be housed in the UCLA College and will build on...

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...

Virtual Learning a Reality

ATi Studios has released a virtual reality app for language education to combine the artificial-intelligence technology behind chatbots with speech recognition in virtual reality. Learn Languages VR by Mondly allows people to experience lifelike...

Poly Aims to Share ALL the World’s Languages

Poly began after a successful Kickstarter campaign last year as an open source, modern software built to share and learn languages in text and video. The project was created by Wikitongues founders and directors...

America’s 350 Languages

More than 1 in 5 United States residents speak a foreign language at home and a recent chart released by the U.S. Census Bureau illustrates the breadth of America's languages. The data, gleaned from...

Information Inequality and the Languages of the Internet

The Guardian recently published an interactive guide by Holly Young, editor of the Case for Language Learning series on education, that details how language barriers shape internet user experiences. English was the first language...
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