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  • 5 Spanish & English Bilingual Apps
    5 Spanish & English Bilingual Apps
    There is exciting new brain research out for schools and families about the long lasting benefits of bilingualism. Educators have been aware of the advantages of dual language learning in childhood for quite some time, and now we are now thrilled...
  • Lo Que Trae la Marea/What the Tide Brings In
    Xánath Caraza releases book of short stories, ‘Lo Que Trae la Marea’
    Xánath Caraza, author of Conjuro, and Corazon Pintado, returns to the page in a collection of short narratives, Lo Que Trae la Marea/What the Tide Brings(Mouthfeel Press).Caraza wields her weapons of mass instruction. She is an educator who brings...
  • Learning a second language is a requirement in many school curriculums.
    Queens libraries offer language classes online
    Learning a new language is not an easy task; it takes much dedication and determination to master a second dialect. Luckily, there are many programs and classes that make it as easy as possible to learn a second language and the Queens Library now...
  • Boston Career Forum 2012
    Boston Career Forum 2012 - Your Source for Finding Work in Japan
    Are you interested in working in Japan? Well now, here's your chance!The Boston Career Forum is one of the nation's largest Japanese-English bilingual job fairs. From October 19th - 21st, career hopefuls can meet with as many as 190 world...
  • It's never too late to learn
    Language programs may delay Alzheimer's
    Women may decrease the chance of developing Alzheimer’s disease by learning a second language, according to new scientific research that suggests being bilingual improves cognitive skills (Smart Planet).Dementia and Alzheimer’s are...
  • Franglos
    Bilingual comedians unite Montreal audiences
    After months of student protests and a provincial election, 75 percent of Quebecers call for Premier-elect Pauline Marois to ease linguistic and cultural tensions that have arisen in recent weeks. Local comedians, who’ve been indirectly...
  • Bilingual education
    Tremendous benefits are found in the ability to speak more than one language
    'We are so poor, we don’t even have a language. Just these stupid accents!' Cloris Leachman yells in frustration during the French Revolution scene of Mel Brooks’ classic ‘The History of the World Part I’. Although...
  • Alejandrina Cabrera
    English is a requirement to hold office in Yuma
    Although this story comes to us from Yuma, Arizona, it could apply to Henrico County or Chesterfield County. It has to do with a citizen's ability to speak and comprehend the English language.Arizona is a border state, and has a much larger...
  • Books
    Starting a book club
    Have you ever wanted to share your love of reading with other like-minded people? Or perhaps you are already a part of a reading group and are in need of the right supplies to get started?The Monterey County Free Libraries has all the tools...
  • Grandparenting Examiner
    Grandparents celebrate Bilingual Child Month
    · No hablo español.(I don’t speak Spanish.)· Je ne parle pas français.(I don’t speak French.)· Ich spreche kein Deutsch.(I don’t speak German.)· Ani lo m’daberet ivrit.(I don’t speak Hebrew...
  • Raise a Bilingual Child
    Teach Your Child a New Language
    October isCelebrate the Bilingual Child Month, and there is no better time to start learning another language than when your child is young. There are many ways you can incorporate learning a new language into every day life:Label things in your...
  • Opening the mind, learning a new language
    How learning a foreign language may become simpler
    It is interesting how adults find it challenging to learn a different language, which may be attributed to reluctance or constructive criticism during the learning process. But children gravitate to different languages more quickly. With adults,...