Latest Languages of the United States Stories

2014-06-05 23:16:28

Greenway Inc. launches a new free to join friends and family Spanish language social media website has been launched to keep up with the growing demand within the Hispanic speaking community. (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Greenway Inc. is pleased to announce the launching of a new Spanish language social media website specifically for the Spanish speaking community. Membership to this exciting new social media website is free and takes under five minutes to join. As in other popular social...

2014-05-29 23:07:15

Transparent Language donates world-class technology to the 7000 Languages Project to benefit under-supported languages. Nashua, New Hampshire and Fairbanks, Alaska (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Transparent Language, Inc. and the Doyon Foundation today announced the launch of the Doyon Foundation 7000 Partnership. The goal of the partnership is to create leading-edge software for the teaching and learning of the Athabascan languages of Alaska’s Doyon region, which encompasses approximately 12.5...

2014-04-01 23:32:16

Learn Spanish methods are not all the same. New independent study statistics show the ability to learn Spanish offers big rewards including major financial and social benefits. (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Learn Spanish. These two simple words could mean the future for Americans in a new study by http://www.LearningSpanish.biz. According to their new independent research, learning to speak Spanish can be difficult for many people, but not anymore. Se habla Español? This phrase commonly...

2014-04-01 12:29:47

MONS, Belgium, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Did you know that in the world today multilingual speakers outnumber those only speaking one language?* And due to the Internet and the easy access to content in any language this trend is becoming even more pronounced. At Acapela, we are actively working on meeting the needs of multilingual people, languages and voices are part of our DNA. What is Multilingualism? It's the use of multiple languages, either by an...

Bilingual People Use Different Sound Systems
2013-05-21 12:22:47

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research from the University of Arizona shows that bilingual individuals switch between two different ℠sound systems´ in their brain when alternating between languages. “A lot of research has shown that bilinguals are pretty good at accommodating speech variation across languages, but there´s been a debate as to how,” explained Kalim Gonzales, a doctoral student at the University of Arizona and lead...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'