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28/08/2013 United States United States

What makes a language difficult?

How long it takes to learn a language does not answer which ones are hard independent of the learner’s first language (nor the related question “How hard is English?”)

28/08/2013 United Kingdom United Kingdom

Talk the talk: maximise your prospects using languages

Personal endorsements from leading figures in the arts, sport, media, business, and politics demonstrate how learning languages can open doors to an array of careers and life experiences

28/08/2013 United Kingdom United Kingdom

Languages: the state of the nation

Is supply meeting demand? Are enough people learning languages in the UK today to meet our current and future needs?

28/08/2013 United Kingdom United Kingdom

Language learning: the shaky future of study (and work) abroad

Unless the government develops a coherent languages strategy, student mobility is threatened, says Anne Marie Graham

28/08/2013 Taiwan Taiwan

Translators voice concern on effect of China accord

Several linguistic experts and translators on Monday voiced concern over the cross-strait service trade agreement, saying the nation’s translation service industry could become a tool for China to manipulate Taiwanese public opinion if the pact is implemented.

27/08/2013 Spain Spain

Más de 2.800 estudiantes optan al Diploma de Español como Lengua Extranjera

Más de 2.800 estudiantes se han presentado a la última convocatoria para los exámenes de obtención del Diploma de Español como Lengua Extranjera (DELE) que se han realizado en 104 centros de exámenes de 91 ciudades en 30 países, según ha informado hoy el Instituto Cervantes.

26/08/2013 Finland Finland

Finska fick status som A-språk i Ryssland

I Ryssland kan man nu börja läsa finska som första främmande språk, eller A-språk, rapporterar tidningen Karjalainen.

26/08/2013 Spain Spain

Inglés, la lengua maldita

Un sistema educativo de espaldas a la comunicación oral provoca que millones de ciudadanos no puedan hablarlo

26/08/2013 Spain Spain

Los idiomas, una baza importante para encontrar empleo

Adecco cifra en 21,01% las ofertas de empleo que exigen conocer una lengua extranjera, inglés en su mayoría, en Aragón.

26/08/2013 Germany Germany

Das „Fremd“ aus den Fremdsprachen streichen!

„Sprachen lernt man am besten in der Schule!“ Begleitet euch der Satz auch jeden Tag? Eigentlich ist es ja auch eine ganz schöne Idee, oder? Wenn man die Schule verlässt und in der Lage wäre, nicht nur Englisch sondern auch noch Französisch und Spanisch jedenfalls ansatzweise zu sprechen - wo man dann überall hinziehen könnte…

26/08/2013 France France

Prenez des cours de breton à Harvard!

L’université Rennes 2 a signé un accord de partenariat avec la prestigieuse université américaine prévoyant l’organisation de séminaires d’études au niveau Master et Doctorat et une collaboration de recherche renforcée entre les enseignants-chercheurs des deux pays.

26/08/2013 China China

Latest cleanup of Chinglish long overdue

Many expats in Shanghai will be pleased about a new campaign to standardize the use of English and other foreign languages to make the city friendlier to foreigners.

26/08/2013 Scotland Scotland

Fears for the future as Scots pupils reject Higher French

Hundreds fewer Scottish pupils sat Higher French this year compared to 2012, sparking fears for the subject's long-term future.

26/08/2013 India India

Foreign students’ poor English skills make Osmania teachers sweat

As of now, foreign students who are admitted to the university, have to undergo a compulsory three-month English course, which is more or less a short language course to improve their skills to help them cope with their subjects.

25/08/2013 United States United States

Google is Set to Wage Native Languages On Google plus

Google, the big daddy of internet, is all set to wage native languages on Google Plus, their ‘sagacious’ social network.

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ALTE European Association for the Education of Adults (EAEA) European Forum of Vocational Education and Training
Culturelink European Council of Artists (ECA) European Federation for Intercultural Learning
European Publishers Council RECIT Literature Across frontiers
Federation of European Publishers European Theatre Convention European Council of Literary Translators' Associations
Fundación Academia Europea de Yuste CMFE (Community Media Forum Europe) Federal Union of European Nationalities
EUROCLIO EEE-YFU European Federation of National Institutions for Language
European Coordination of Independent Producers (CEPI) Eurolang EUNIC in Brussels
Club de Madrid Association of Commercial Television in Europe (ACT) European Council for Steiner Waldorf Education (ECSWE)
Mercator European Network of Language Diversity Centres Europa Esperanto Unio - EEU European Association for Terminology

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