The British Council is working to increase the number of students studying Arabic at school.
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Avon Community School Corporation (Indiana) uses everyday errands as a way of helping to prepare English language learners for the start of the school year.
The Indiana State Board of Education approved a dual language immersion pilot program that will award grants to schools wishing to create or expand a dual language immersion program.
For a second year, upcoming third- and fourth-graders are learning the basics in French, German, Russian, Spanish and American Sign Language during Taste of the World, a Maryland district's language program.
A group of high-school students are attending the Montana Arabic Summer Institute at the University of Montana, a three-week immersion program that teaches Arabic language and culture.
Scientists studying babblers say the birds' ability to rearrange sounds during their calls to convey messages might lead to understanding how the phonemic system of human language formed.
Elementary-school students at a dual-language school in California performed on par with Advanced Placement high-school students on Mandarin language assessments, according to a recent Stanford University study.
Teachers in a California school district say it has been difficult to find Spanish-language materials aligned with the Common Core State Standards.
With language skills becoming ever more important, the author looks at whether there is a genetic component to language learning ability.
Portland State University has been awarded a $1.25 million grant to prepare bilingual teachers to work with students with autism and other profound disabilities.