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What is the best age to learn a language?

ACTFL SmartBrief | Feb 28, 2017

The common belief that it is better for children to learn languages at a younger age may not be correct, asserts Warren Midgley, associate professor of applied linguistics at the University of Southern Queensland. In this commentary, he points out some situations in which older students may be better able to learn languages. The Conversation (Australia) (02/27)


What happens with the loss of a language

ACTFL SmartBrief | Feb 23, 2017

1st-graders practice French on museum field trip

ACTFL SmartBrief | Feb 28, 2017

Tamil biliteracy acknowledged in Va. district

ACTFL SmartBrief | Feb 23, 2017

Educators find success with group work for ELLs

ACTFL SmartBrief | Feb 23, 2017

How do children learn social bias?

ACTFL SmartBrief | Feb 23, 2017

How to find success with after-school language programs

ACTFL SmartBrief | Feb 23, 2017

Can video help students assess performance?

ACTFL SmartBrief | Feb 23, 2017

Study explores prenatal language learning

ACTFL SmartBrief | Feb 23, 2017

Apply for 2017 language scholarships

ACTFL SmartBrief | Feb 23, 2017


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