News tagged with learning languages

Language learning through hip-hop music

Listeners can learn new vocabulary through hip-hop music, even though the lyrics may be difficult to understand, according to a study published in the Dec. 21 issue of the online journal PLoS ONE.

dateDec 21, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Testing the world's English

Language testing affects the lives of millions of people every year. The Cambridge English qualifications, produced by the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations and taken by more than 3.3 million people ...

dateNov 15, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Robotic dragon, an unlikely teacher

David DeSteno, an associate professor of psychology at Northeastern, and researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University, are examining how social robots can aid preschoolers ...

dateOct 21, 2011 in Robotics
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