Babies are Language Learning Machines But There Is a Snag: Timing is Everything

21/10/2017

Read more inWhy babies brains are the ‘best learning machines ever created’ at https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/07/babies-can-learn-a-second-language-in-1-hour-per-day?utm_content=bufferb8892&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

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How Do Bilingual Children Acquire Their Languages?

02/05/2017

Read more:  In young bilingual children 2 languages develop simultaneously but independently at https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-04/fau-iyb041917.php

Excerpt:

Detailed results of the study are described in the article, “What Explains the Correlation between Growth in Vocabulary and Grammar? New Evidence from Latent Change Score Analyses of Simultaneous Bilingual Development.”

 


BUSTED! MYTHS AND MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT LANGUAGE LEARNING

03/03/2017

What do you think?  Agree or disagree?  http://www.leadwithlanguages.org/busted-myths-and-misconceptions-about-language-learning/


The Science of L1: How babies learn the rules of language

21/02/2017

Source:  http://tucson.com/news/local/how-babies-learn-the-rules-of-language/article_59b80f0d-6eda-52ee-8d36-7629f7ac70e6.html

Study report


How Existing Languages Help a Brain to Learn New Ones

12/07/2016

Read “Brain Scans Reveal Which Networks Help Us To Learn A Foreign Language” at http://www.medicaldaily.com/brain-scans-foreign-language-mother-tongue-391156  Interesting stuff!


Learning A Foreign Language Isn’t All About Discipline And Dedication — Genetics Play A Role As Well

22/06/2016

Watch an interesting video at http://www.medicaldaily.com/genetics-white-matter-foreign-language-389687


Big News: Even as an adult, learning a second language changes your brain

19/06/2016

Report of a new study at http://qz.com/706444/even-as-an-adult-learning-a-second-language-changes-your-brain/?utm_content=buffere2010&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer


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