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Will learning a language get me a job?

From the UK, interesting developments in the debate on language learning. The British Academy for the Humanities and Social Sciences is undertaking a research project, Born Global, on “the extent and nature of language needs in the labour market and … Continue reading

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Know more than one language? Don’t give it up!

If it takes a village to rear a child, then “The bilingual child benefits from being raised by two or more villages!” writes linguist Rebecca Callahan (right), in┬áThe Conversation, in an article picked up by the World Economic Forum. It’s … Continue reading

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