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.
The EU may claim it is "united in diversity" but the reality is very different.
Research suggests that bilinguals have less insight into the way they perform tasks than people who only speak one language.
There are many layers of complexity at play in the way that South African schools use and teach languages.
More Indians are fluent in the hybrid of Hindi and English than they are in English.
People growing up with two or more languages have social and cognitive advantages.
Bilingual children's progress in learning vocabularly depends on their parents.
India has learned valuable lessons about language and bodies of knowledge that could be applied in South Africa's universities.