Languages and How Time is Perceived

20/06/2017

Check out Language alters our experience of time at

https://theconversation.com/language-alters-our-experience-of-time-76761?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=facebookbutton


USA: The Connection Between Home Language and Learning English

09/06/2017

ReadPath to mastering English? Schools say students’ home language is key at https://www.mprnews.org/story/2017/06/01/minn-schools-heritage-language-classes-improve-english


People who speak multiple languages make the best employees for one big reason

09/06/2017

Find at https://qz.com/992127/studies-find-high-achievers-underestimate-their-talents-while-underachievers-overestimate-theirs/ Excerpt:

Forming a multilingual team is like having different cognitive tools in your tool kit: The greater the diversity in your set, the more you can accomplish. This is yet another reason why companies should invest in a diverse talent pool. Not only do a range of ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds help improve company culture, but the more languages a team speaks, the greater their potential propensity to think up original solutions that draw from all of their backgrounds. In this way, strategically recruited work teams can secure a competitive edge and grow a company’s intellectual capital.


Immigrants in the USA: L1 Language Maintance of Heritage Languages

20/05/2017

What will the future hold for L1 in families?  Read Study Finds Spanish Fading in Hispanic Homes at http://www.nbcnews.com/video/study-finds-spanish-fading-in-latino-homes-946794051753


To Share With Colleagues and Families: This is why bilingual is better

17/05/2017

Interesting information in facts and numbers that should be shared:

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/04/the-benefits-of-speaking-more-than-one-language/


How the language you speak changes your view of the world

16/05/2017

I can confirm that this phenomenon takes place.  there is a difference in my view depending on my language use.  Read more at http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/how-the-language-you-speak-changes-your-view-of-the-world-10212854.html?cmpid=facebook-post


Did You Know? About Being Bilingual

12/05/2017

Read the NPR article reporting on research 6 Potential Brain Benefits Of Bilingual Education at http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2016/11/29/497943749/6-potential-brain-benefits-of-bilingual-education?utm_campaign=storyshare&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social.  Excerpt:

 Jennifer Steele at American University conducted a four-year, randomized trial and found that these dual-language students outperformed their peers in English-reading skills by a full school year’s worth of learning by the end of middle school.


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