ELT: List of Misused Words in English


Read The Most Commonly Misused English Words at http://www.attn.com/stories/13782/most-commonly-misused-english-words?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=direct-share&utm_campaign=shares

Why is English so hard to learn?


Who of you can relate?  I sure can.  Read at https://theconversation.com/why-is-english-so-hard-to-learn-53336

Obama Launches English for All


With impact on English studies abroad.  Read more here:  http://languagemagazine.com/?p=126119

The Ugly Truth About School-Based Modern Language Teaching


Who can relate?  https://gianfrancoconti.wordpress.com/2016/11/26/the-ugly-truth-about-school-based-modern-language-teaching/

ELT: 10 modern English words and slang terms you should know


Find them here:  https://www.english.com/blog/10-modern-english-words-slang-terms-know

Brain Patterns Predict How Fast Adults Learn New Languages


Read Neuroscience News:  http://neurosciencenews.com/language-learning-eeg-4198/

Are Some Learners Wired to Learn Languages Faster?


Read “Brain waves predict speed of second language learning” at http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/310181.php

Here are two teaser statements, excerpt:

  • The results showed that while the fastest learner completed the lessons twice as fast as the slowest, both attained the same level of proficiency.
  • “We’ve found that a characteristic of a person’s brain at rest predicted 60 percent of the variability in their ability to learn a second language in adulthood.”

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