Languages are said to be disappearing faster than endangered species with a different one dying every two weeks.
The international aid sector's use of languages needs to change if it is serious about dealing with the issues raised by recent scandals.
Despite reports that multilingual students' academic progress has 'stalled,' researchers find new reasons to be optimistic about how they are faring in US schools.
Early exposure to a second (foreign) language will not disturb the children's language development. Some myths have been explained.
Parents of autistic children are often encouraged to stick with one language at home - even if they speak several. But should they?
Being bilingual is not just about learning two languages, it's about absorbing meaning, negotiating and being flexible when it comes to language.
Ethical decisions deliver less emotional impact when presented in a second language, study finds.
Having English as a common language can and does lead to problems.
It would diminsh the value of Britain's multilingualism, promote a monolingual ideology and discriminate against speakers of other languages.
Perception of truth and lies changes between languages for bilingual speakers.
Whether it's due to native language loss or unsupported high school curricula, the lack of bilingualism in the US is notable. Why can't more Americans speak another language? How should that change?
As Canada's French language teachers flee the profession, online Professional Learning Communities promise to reverse this trend, stimulating creativity, camaraderie and leadership.
A bilingual future is in Wales's best interests.
Research shows many concepts are best learned in the language that the learner understands.
Turns out the way you are exposed to new languages could be the key.
English-speaking rugby referees are aiming to improve their foreign language skills – but how will this affect the game?
For bilingual children, the constant switching between languages is like a frequent exercise for the ears and the brain.
Schools and universities in post-colonial contexts still operate within the logic of coloniality. This is starkly illustrated by their language policies.
Researchers have found that some individuals have a 'language aptitude,' which depends on how their brain is organized.
People who speak two or more variations on a language get the same cognitive benefits as multilingualists.