Archive: Languages

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  • The value of languages

    This animation, from the British Academy, outlines the findings of the Born Global project and the importance of foreign language education.

  • ESRC: Help in reading foreign languages

    Recent research into how we learn is set to help people in their efforts to read a second or foreign language (SFL) more effectively. This will be good news for those struggling to develop linguistic skills in preparation for a move abroad, or to help in understanding foreign language forms, reports, contracts and instructions.

  • Voice: Speaking and listening in GCSE languages are essential

    Voice: the union for education professionals has commented on the announcement by Ofqual to remove the assessment of speaking and listening from GCSE grades in English and English Language.

  • Festival of Social Sciences: 2 languages: 2 brains, 2 minds, 2 cultures?

    As part of the ESRC Festival of Social Sciences, the Deafness Cognition And Language Research Centre (DCAL) hosted an event exploring the powerful benefits of bilingualism in spoken and sign languages, for hearing and deaf people alike - benefits that reach hearing and deaf people alike.

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