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Does being bilingual make you brainy?

Infographic How the brain benefits from being bilingual

How the brain benefits from being bilingual – Infographic The brain benefits immensely from speaking two or more languages from improved cognitive skills, to developing denser grey matter, to improved decision making skills, and even delaying the onset of dementia. ... Read More »

Online language learning resources

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How to learn a language online Some people find learning a language easy, others struggle. Some prefer to learn in a formal class while others would rather work at it in private. Language study is not a one-size-fits-all hobby, and ... Read More »

Quotes about languages

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Quotes on learning a foreign language Belladonna, n.: In Italian a beautiful lady; in English a deadly poison. A striking example of the essential identity of the two tongues.~ Ambrose Bierce There is no such thing as an ugly language. ... Read More »

TEFL: Teach English overseas

TEFL training Happy classroom full of people

How can a TEFL qualification help you? Moving abroad can be quite a daunting experience, especially if you’re the spouse of a relocating partner. If you can’t speak the native language of the country you’re moving to, let’s face it, ... Read More »

What to expect from a bilingual kindergarten

Bilingual kindergarten child painting with lots of colours

What to expect from a bilingual kindergarten For almost 4 months now, LJ has been attending a German bilingual kindergarten. In Germany, children normally go to kindergarten (Kita) from 3 years old until about 6. This is the equivalent of ... Read More »