By Judith Burns Education reporter, BBC
From the BBC by Mark Smith, Technology of Business reporter
Article in The Conversation: by Wendy Ayres-Bennett, Professor of French Philology and Linguistics at the University of Cambridge.
Research showing the benefits of music training to language learning, and how it may be possible to boost your learning of foreign words while you sleep.
It might seem that children have an easier time picking up foreign languages, but there are ways that adults can be as strong, or stronger, than children, says Anne Merritt, writing in The Telegraph
There is no critical period for learning a second language, writes Dana Dovey in the Medical Daily. Kids just have more free time and motivation.
Kim Willsher and agencies writing in the Guardian explains that #JeSuisCirconflexe campaigners are fighting back against decision by the Académie Française to ‘fix anomalies’.
By Mark Antoniou, ARC Research Fellow, MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour and Development, Western Sydney University
A letter from Martin Ketterer of Glasgow in The Herald.