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Study explores claims of a "critical" time for language learning

ACTFL SmartBrief | Feb 09, 2016

Researchers examining whether there is a "critical period" in which to learn a language have found that the ability of adults to learn another language can diminish with time. Researcher Monika Schmid, professor of linguistics at the University of Essex, writes that various factors likely contribute to the ease of learning a language at a younger age and shares what brain scans reveal about a group of native speakers and second-language learners of German. The Conversation (U.S.) (02/08)


Does science support advantages of being bilingual?

ACTFL SmartBrief | Feb 11, 2016

How to engage, educate with virtual field trips

ACTFL SmartBrief | Feb 09, 2016

Students prefer physical books for "serious reading," study shows

ACTFL SmartBrief | Feb 09, 2016

Immerse Yourself in Madrid -- June 20 to 28

ACTFL SmartBrief | Feb 09, 2016

Tips for 21st-century teaching, learning

ACTFL SmartBrief | Feb 11, 2016

ACTFL Proficiency Training Summer Institute at 3 locations

ACTFL SmartBrief | Feb 09, 2016

Ill. district considers Spanish-English class for 1st-graders

ACTFL SmartBrief | Feb 09, 2016

Why at-risk cultures need more classroom attention

ACTFL SmartBrief | Feb 09, 2016

High school opens for Detroit's bilingual students

ACTFL SmartBrief | Feb 09, 2016


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