News tagged with learning languages

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 ...

Nov 15, 2011 2 / 5 (1) 8

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 ...

Oct 21, 2011 not rated yet 1

Podcasting language

English is increasingly the lingua franca (as it were) of commerce, the internet, science, indeed many areas of human endeavor. Learning English is critical to international success for countless individuals in non-English ...

Jun 14, 2010 not rated yet 0