More than 200 high-school-age students participating in summer language academies in Vermont have pledged to not speak in English for a month, so they can sharpen their skills in other languages.
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Technology - including smartphone apps and online courses - is being credited with helping Native American students learn and revive tribal languages.
Language programs are not just about learning to communicate, but they also help students understand the world.
The call for nominations is open for the 2017 TIRF Alatis Prize.
Boys are almost twice as likely to struggle with mastering English language skills than girls by the time they start school.
Oxford, England, poetry teacher Kate Clanchy writes in this essay about how a girls-only poetry study group helped build connections and language skills for students in her class of English language learners.
There are words in language that are "untranslatable," or for which there is no true English equivalent, writes Tim Lomas, a University of East London lecturer and researcher.
Last month, the Philadelphia Education Research Consortium released preliminary findings on English language learners in both district and charter schools in Philadelphia.
If a language doesn’t have terms to denote specific space concept, how can speakers communicate the direction of one location with respect to another?
The author of this article suggests Japan consider introducing and promoting language immersion programs, following the success of similar programs in the United States.