Feb 18

The Benefits of Multilingualism

Click here to read an article on the many benefits of multilingualism

Feb 11

10 Superb Psychological Advantages of Learning Another Language

“Benefits of learning a second language include brain growth, staving off dementia, boosting memory, improving attention and more…” Click here to read the full article

Feb 08

12 myths & misconceptions about bilingual children

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Feb 04

Why do Animals Make Different Sounds in Different Languages?

Jan 19

Cognitive benefits of being bilingual

“Today, more of the world’s population is bilingual or multilingual than monolingual. In addition to facilitating cross-cultural communication, this trend also positively affects cognitive abilities. Researchers have shown that the bilingual brain can have better attention and task-switching capacities than the monolingual brain, thanks to its developed ability to inhibit one language while using another. In addition, bilingualism has positive effects at both ends of the age spectrum: Bilingual children as young as seven months can better adjust to environmental changes, while bilingual seniors can experience less cognitive decline.” – See more at: http://dana.org/Cerebrum/2012/The_Cognitive_Benefits_of_Being_Bilingual/#sthash.NSn4Gly0.dpuf

Jan 15

Did you know that learning a second language can decrease your chances of developing Alzheimers??

See http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2011/02/100218-bilingual-brains-alzheimers-dementia-science-aging/ for more info

Jan 11

So many good reasons to learn a 2nd language

How the brain benefits from being bilingual

Jan 11

Concours d’art oratoire 2016

If you are interested in participating in this year’s concours, please see Ms Romain by Friday January 29th!

Jan 11

Why learn a foreign language?

Learning a foreign language is more than just a boost to your CV or handy for travelling. It will make you smarter, more decisive and even better at English, says Anne Merritt.

 

See http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/educationopinion/10126883/Why-learn-a-foreign-language-Benefits-of-bilingualism.html to read more the article published by The Telegraph.

Jan 08

Pronunciation vs Fluency

Accurate pronunciation is a very important aspect of language learning. However, studies show that fluency is actually more important when it comes to understanding a speaker.

See http://phys.org/news/2014-05-fluency-outweighs-pronunciation-non-native-english.html for more information.

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