Researchers have found that people who learn a second language later in life are more likely to engage in synesthesia - or sensory or cognitive experiences that are automatically triggered by another - than people who are natively bilingual.
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Some rural North Dakota school districts struggle to provide services to their small, fluctuating populations of English language learners.
Registration is now open for the 2017 TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo in Seattle, Washington.
Spanish II students at an Iowa high school have been creating medical guides to ease the language barrier between Spanish-speaking patients and English-speaking health care providers.
The Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education (OCTAE) at the U.S. Department of Education approved BEST Plus 2.0 and BEST Literacy for use by federally funded programs that report data through the National Reporting System (NRS) through February 2019.
A California ballot measure to restore bilingual education is expected to contribute to an already present shortage of bilingual teachers in the state.
Alaskan nonprofit Inuusiq is launching a "language nest" initiative to help revitalize the Inupiaq language and culture.
A proposal at Princeton University that would mandate the study of a language other than English has prompted debate about the need for world languages for all students.
A Minnesota district is planning events for spring to celebrate its Chinese- and Spanish-language immersion programs.
This article highlights five tongues that are endangered of being silenced.