News tagged with speaker

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.

Dec 21, 2011
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'Queen's English' not the best

Native English speakers should give up their claim to be the guardians of the purest form of the language and accept that the ways it is used and changed by millions around the world are equally valid.

Nov 02, 2011
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Language speed versus efficiency: Is faster better?

A recent study of the speech information rate of seven languages concludes that there is considerable variation in the speed at which languages are spoken, but much less variation in how efficiently languages communicate ...

Sep 01, 2011
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Pledgers step up for plasma speakers

(PhysOrg.com) -- A Seattle group of students have created a plasma speaker prototype model that they’re offering to the world as a kit where you, too, can have a plasma speaker that uses an electric arc ...

Aug 22, 2011 weblog
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One world, one sound

The world is composed of multiple languages, cultures, races and religions, but among this diversity our eyes see, it is possible that the world is more united through our ears.

Jun 01, 2011
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Robots learn to create language

(PhysOrg.com) -- Communication is a vital part of any task that has to be done by more than one individual. That is why humans in every corner of the world have created their own complex languages that help ...

May 17, 2011 weblog
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