What people perceive about the world through the five senses may be affected by an individual's spoken language, according to a recent study.
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The TIRF 2019 Doctoral Dissertation Grants Competition is now open and accepting applications from qualified doctoral candidates for proposals related to a range of topics in English language education.
Over 160 world language advocates gathered in the nation’s Capitol to meet with members of Congress for Language Advocacy Day, an annual summit of administrators, educators, and language industry leaders.
Students in an ethnic studies class at a California high school have recorded video clips of themselves as they spoke words and phrases in their first languages.
Students from a Connecticut middle school recently spent the day engaged in a symposium about the role that identity, such as race, gender roles, ability and language, plays in the U.S.
A music teacher at a Maryland elementary school has designed lessons in which students learn about Ethiopia and its culture by singing songs in Amharic and other languages spoken in the country.
This article highlights some of the diverse languages spoken in New Jersey where nearly a third of residents speak a language that is not English.
This article compares the language the U.S. President uses when he gives a scripted speech versus when he is more candid and includes contributions from CAL President, Dr. Joel Gomez.
An Illinois elementary school recently welcomed teachers from Panama who will learn English and learn how to teach the language to students in their country.
New data shows number of college and university foreign language programs that closed between 2013 and 2016.