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French for the Future forum makes bilingualism fun for students

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

News

Bilingualism when the home language is the minority language

Yesterday I participated in a talk arranged by Growing up bilingual in Utrecht. Growing up bilingual is a group of people who provide scientifically-grounded information about bilingualism to parents and teachers or other interested parties. 1,067 more words

Events

The role of schools in building community links through languages

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.

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Multilingualism

Arben Dedja

Vi presentiamo qui alcuni inediti di Arben Dedja 

(poesie scritte direttamente in italiano

e a seguire poesie scritte in albanese e autotradotte in italiano)

Poesie scritte in italiano… 879 more words

Migrating Literature

Bilingualism: An Intellectual Edge

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

Bilingualism

New press illustration: "Llenguatge i decisions morals"

New illustration for El Punt Avui newspaper. Columnist: David Bueno Torrens (Article in catalan).
http://www.elpuntavui.cat/noticia/article/7-vista/8-articles/733145.html

“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

Press & Magazines

The Power of Language - Reading is Awesome

As Salaamu alaikum parents, students and guests,

Reading is awesome! And being able to read in many different languages is just AMAZING! That’s what our last reading comprehension ELA class was about, wasn’t it fifth grade? 348 more words