The second languages of every part of the world in one incredible infographic

17/04/2017

Source:  http://www.businessinsider.com/the-second-languages-of-every-part-of-the-world-2015-7?utm_content=buffer989cc&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer&r=UK&IR=T

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Did You Know? The Most Common Languages Spoken in the U.S. After English and Spanish

10/04/2017

Interesting facts.  Excerpt:

The most shocking fact to me was seeing all the households that speak German—I can’t say it’s a language I hear hardly anywhere except when I travel to Europe. However, the prevalence of all those German-speaking states doesn’t mean that German is the third most-spoken language by Americans. The third-most spoken language in the U.S. overall? Chinese. Check out the story for plenty more language-based maps. [Slate]

Read more at https://cdn.ampproject.org/c/gizmodo.com/the-most-common-languages-spoken-in-the-u-s-state-by-1575719698/amp


The Biggest Employer in Each US State

10/04/2017

Great cultural info for classes. Find the map here:  http://www.vividmaps.com/2017/04/the-biggest-employer-in-each-us-state.html?m=1


Where is the World’s First University and Who Founded it?

05/04/2017

Watch the video here at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KiEK52csV2c


Asian Students in US Schools Do Better in the Sciences. Stereotype or Truth?

05/04/2017

Read:  A Surprising Explanation For Why Some Immigrants Excel In Science at http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2017/03/30/521794961/a-surprising-explanation-for-why-some-immigrants-excel-in-science


USA: Michigan Muslim woman’s ‘Hijabi’ rap video catches fire online

04/04/2017

Read an article about the group and their varies activities at http://www.mlive.com/news/detroit/index.ssf/2017/03/flint_woman_mona_haydar.html


What do international students think of American schools?

01/04/2017

Interesting and mot surprising data generated in a survey research project at https://www.brookings.edu/blog/brown-center-chalkboard/2017/03/29/what-do-international-students-think-of-american-schools/


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