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2012-05-10 13:56:28

Understanding linguistic diversity among London's schoolchildren is key for the city’s future as a 'global player', research shows.

Foreign Language Skills Aid Business Choices
2012-04-26 06:40:19

A foreign language provides a distancing mechanism that moves people from the immediate intuitive system to a more deliberate mode of thinking.

2012-04-03 09:45:40

Swedish adolescents' desire to learn a foreign language besides English, which they start learning relatively early, has been declining for a long time.


Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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