MONTREAL – There is often so much division over language in this province that it can actually be quite refreshing when there is an event that brings both the English and the French cultures together. 547 more words
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London has a proud tradition of embracing its many different cultures and languages. Within neighbourhoods, schools often fulfil the role of “community hubs”, engaging families across cultures, supporting newly-arrived families and those with English as an additional language to overcome barriers, and encourage their children to achieve and contribute their skills and talents.
Beyond opening up countries, careers, relationships, and worlds previously unknown, learning a new language will actually tangibly improve mental performance. Arguably, improved brain functions will be the most helpful of bilingual benefits because it will affect all aspects of life. 515 more words
New illustration for El Punt Avui newspaper. Columnist: David Bueno Torrens (Article in catalan).
“Què faries si l’única manera de salvar cinc persones d’una mort segura a causa d’un accident atzarós fos provocar expressament la mort d’una altra persona que no està en perill?” No és una pregunta fàcil, ni la resposta trivial. 594 more words