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27th June 2016, 15:14

How the British military became a champion for language learning

Article in The Conversation: by Wendy Ayres-Bennett, Professor of French Philology and Linguistics at the University of Cambridge.

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9th April 2016, 08:36

British Psychological Society’s podcast explores whether psychology can help us learn a new language

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.

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7th March 2016, 17:16

Are children really better at foreign language learning?

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

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2nd March 2016, 12:42

There is no critical period for learning a second language

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.

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8th February 2016, 08:49

Fury as France changes spellings and drops some accents

Kim Willsher and agencies writing in the Guardian explains that #JeSuisCirconflexe campaigners are fighting back against decision by the Académie Française to ‘fix anomalies’.

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2nd February 2016, 13:03

Debunking common myths about raising bilingual children

By Mark Antoniou, ARC Research Fellow, MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour and Development, Western Sydney University

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25th January 2016, 22:49

Secondary school pupils cheated out of the joy of language learning

A letter from Martin Ketterer of Glasgow in The Herald.

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18th January 2016, 20:37

English lessons funding to tackle 'segregation'

The prime minister has announced a £20m fund to help Muslim women learn how to speak English, in order, he says, to tackle segregation in some British communities.

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7th January 2016, 09:51

British Council says: learn a foreign language in 2016

The British Council is calling on people in the UK to make learning a foreign language their resolution for 2016.

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