Tag: World

Breaking Down the Monolingual Wall

There couldn’t be a better time for the new book Breaking Down the Monolingual Wall: Essential Shifts for Dual Language Success (Corwin Press) to...

Love & Other Emotions Prove to not be Universal Across Languages

Humans have a breadth of emotions and are on a constant search to express them through language, though sometimes we find that words in one language...

Bringing Chinese to Preschoolers

Lauren Cortinas presents a  solution for the youngest learners of Mandarin     In October 2014, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg gave a speech at Tsinghua University in Beijing entirely...

How would you describe your World Cup team? Have your say...

What three words would you use to sum up your country’s World Cup squad? Cambridge University Press (CUP) wants to know as it kicks...

US Leaves Education, Science, Culture Organization

Following in President Reagan’s footsteps, the Trump administration has announced the U.S. intention to withdraw from United Nations Educational Scientific Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in...

Celebrate World Teachers’ Day

Teaching in Freedom, Empowering Teachers Held annually on October 5 since 1994, World Teachers’ Day commemorates the anniversary of the signing of the 1966 UNESCO/ILO...

Could the language barrier actually fall within the next 10 years?

David Arbesú, University of South Florida Wouldn’t it be wonderful to travel to a foreign country without having to worry about the nuisance of communicating...

Write to the US Senate to Protect World Language Education

The Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee of the United States Senate has released a draft of the new Elementary and Secondary Education Act...

World Languages at the Emmys and Oscars

Spanish-language programs are celebrating their nominations in a newly-created category at the International Emmy Awards for Non-English Language U.S. Primetime Program. Telemundo and Nat...

The World Lights up for Int’l Literacy Day

UNESCO raises awareness for the importance of literacy to sustainable development. On September 8th, communities from all corners of the world celebrated UNESCO’s International Literacy...
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