Category Archives: Language Articles

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LEVELS OF LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY: WHERE ARE YOU?

To make it easier for educational institutions and employers to evaluate the language qualifications of students and/or candidates for their admission and/or employment, the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages:  Learning, Teaching, Assessment (CEFR or CEF) was developed by the Council of Europe.  This guideline is used to gauge levels of language ability, no … Continue reading LEVELS OF LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY: WHERE ARE YOU?

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THE BENEFITS OF CHILDREN LEARNING A SECOND LANGUAGE

You are never too old to learn another language.  Language learning is an activity for anyone and everyone.  I would suggest we encourage children to learn a second language as soon as possible.  That way, they can begin to experience the many benefits and advantages of bilingual children – or even multilingual! Many of us … Continue reading THE BENEFITS OF CHILDREN LEARNING A SECOND LANGUAGE

Languages Most Spoken

WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO LEARN MANDARIN?

Many people today would like to learn Mandarin Chinese and for many reasons.  So, what is the best way to learn Mandarin Chinese?  I’ve also heard the question, “Is it possible to learn Mandarin Chinese free online?” Of course, some will ask: Why is Mandarin such an important language to learn today?  To begin, there … Continue reading WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO LEARN MANDARIN?

What Is the Fastest Way to Learn Spanish? (or any other language)

Taking this question quite literally, it’s not hard to answer.  The fastest way to learn Spanish is by “immersion.”  The answer is not to prefer any particular Spanish course, but to live and breathe the language as much as possible. I suspect that many, upon hearing that, would quickly say or at least think: “Of … Continue reading What Is the Fastest Way to Learn Spanish? (or any other language)