uTalk helps you master the wide world of languages on any device Popular Science
Get lifetime learning now for $15 with uTalk. The app helps you master the wide world of languages on any device.
Microsoft’s new language learning app uses your phone’s camera and computer vision to teach vocabulary - TechCrunch
Microsoft’s new language learning app uses your phone’s camera and computer vision to teach vocabulary TechCrunch
Eight Microsoft interns have developed a new language learning tool that uses the smartphone camera to help adults improve their English literacy by learning ...
Telegram Introduces New Programming Language for TON Network Cointelegraph
Privacy-focused encrypted instant messaging *service* Telegram has created a new programming language for its Telegram Open Network (TON), according to a ...
After 50 years of the Official Languages Act, what is the place of French in Canada? CBC.ca
Francophones have a role in Canada's future, including in fight to preserve Indigenous languages and culture. Sen. Raymonde Gagné and Sen. René Cormier ...
The Yellow Wiggle is fighting to save a rare Indigenous sign language The Age
Emma Watkins, the Yellow Wiggle, is passionate about sign language. Now she is being hailed for her generosity after a donation that may stop an Indigenous ...
Jodie Comer reveals language lies for Killing Eve AOL UK
Jodie Comer lied about her language skills to land her role in 'Killing Eve'. The 26-year-old actress plays Russian assassin Villanelle in the acclaimed drama ...
Reviving love for the language Telegraph India
The title of the talk is a mouthful — To Preserve and Revive the Textual Treasures of Bengal in Globality. The speaker is feminist critic Gayatri Chakravorty ...
uTalk can teach you a new language for just $20 Engadget
It's been proven time and time again that learning a new language is one of the best things you can do in order to keep your mind active and healthy—not t...
Like Game of Thrones Languages? Here's How to Make Your Own WIRED
We got pro tips from the master—like, the actual guy who created Dothraki and High Valyrian.
These are the hardest-to-spell words in the English language CNN
Bondieuserie. Bewusstseinslage. Ayacahuite. Most of us wouldn't even know how to pronounce those words, let alone spell them.
Students learn to speak Latin, 'the un-dead language' The Boston Globe
Seventh grade students at Ottoson Middle School participated in gladiator battles with cardboard swords during Latin class and used Latin cheers and phrases.
Tulu Nadu's bashe: Byari language and its struggle for an identity The News Minute
How does a widely spoken language variety go unrecognised by academics for decades? How do its speakers challenge and overturn this perception, giving ...
We need a new language to discuss diversity and inclusion Fast Company
The current conversation pushes us to perceive diversity and inclusion as lack. I propose we rewrite the narrative of human symphony.
A strong Samoan language for our children Scoop.co.nz
Hon Aupito William Sio Minister for Pacific Peoples 26 May 2019 MEDIA STATEMENT A strong Samoan language for our children is a job for us all Samoa ...
Guardian spurs media outlets to consider stronger climate language The Guardian
The Guardian's decision to alter its style guide to better convey the environmental crises unfolding around the world has prompted some other media outlets to ...
Plans to make indigenous Khoisan language UCT's 4th language EWN
According to retired University of Namibia scholar Professor Wilfrid Haacke, a Khoekhoegowab language expert, there are about 167000 speakers of ...
Languages: Drop in number of pupils taking French BBC News
There has been a fall of more than 40% in the number of pupils in Northern Ireland taking GCSE French over the past decade. That is according to a study of ...
The Language of Air Travel Voice of America
Believe it or not – Aviation English is one of the most in-demand forms of English around the world. Why? Because English is the language of the skies.
The 'Game of Thrones' language that 1.2M people are learning CNN
More than a million people have signed up to learn one of the fictional languages from "Game of Thrones."
Abortion Debate Shows How Media Deploys Language Gymnastics to Serve Left-Wing Goals Daily Signal
The media, cleverly and often subtly, use rhetorical adjustments to reinforce left-wing ideas under the guise of objectivity.
Pete Buttigieg’s Language Magic Is Textbook Polyglot Mythmaking The Atlantic
American culture is far from the first to glorify people who speak several languages.
Nearly half of white Republicans say it bothers them to hear people speaking foreign languages - The Washington Post
Nearly half of white Republicans say it bothers them to hear people speaking foreign languages The Washington Post
A new survey finds white Republicans are far more likely to be put off by foreign language speakers than their Democratic counterparts. According to Pew ...
How Even NPR Weaponizes the Language of Abortion The Bulwark
“Language is a powerful weapon, and in the hands of a skilled person, it can be used to manipulate others.” —Julius Caesar ...
Johnson The language struggles of immigrants to America The Economist
LEV GOLINKIN left Soviet Ukraine as a nine-year-old in 1990. With assistance from HIAS, a Jewish organisation that helps refugees, his family made its way to ...
NPR Memo Instructs Writers How to Frame Abortion Debate with Biased Language CBN News
After reading a “guidance reminder” posted last week by NPR, it's become even more obvious why those in favor of abortion and those opposed to it are ...
Language teachers face blame for 'culturally insensitive' yearbook photos WRDW-TV
The teachers dressed in costume according to the language they taught. Some call the photos offensive.
City schools to host language camp Cullman Times Online
The Cullman City School System will be hosting several camps for students over the summer after they were approved during Tuesday night's meeting of the ...
Facebook open-sources deep learning framework Pythia for image and language models VentureBeat
Facebook's Pythia deep learning framework, which is now available in open source, is designed to benchmark natural language processing and vision AI ...
Letter: Need new language Ukiah Daily Journal
To the Editor: I was happy to read in the April 20 Journal about the senior project of four outstanding Ukiah students to collaborate with the Clean River Alliance ...
‘I ended up translating the Vietnamese classic that helped me learn the language’ The Irish Times
Foreign powers might think before invading a country whose population is fortified by this story.
Kentucky to revisit language barring certain tattoos after backlash | TheHill The Hill
Kentucky officials say they are revisiting a proposal that would restrict tattoo artists from creating tattoos that cover up scars after activists complained that the ...
Reviving language: How researchers develop palawa kani, drawing on historical sources, as second dictionary nears completion - Tasmania Examiner
Reviving language: How researchers develop palawa kani, drawing on historical sources, as second dictionary nears completion Tasmania Examiner
The arduous process of reconstructing Tasmanian Aboriginal language is taking another step forward.
'Tolkien' is a love letter to language University of Virginia The Cavalier Daily
Between film adaptations, countless copies of the original novels and its establishment as a staple of popular culture, it is hard to avoid the evolving saga of “The ...
English-Language Remake Of ‘Les Invisibles’ In Works From Atwater Capital – Cannes Deadline
EXCLUSIVE: Atwater Capital, the media investment firm that has become an increasingly active presence in media and *content* generation, is set to finance ...
The Mystery of Babies’ First Words The Atlantic
It's nearly impossible to discern when an infant's babbling turns into a fully formed word.
U.S. Economy Needs More Foreign Language Studies to Stay Competitive, Report Says Education Week
A new report from the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages determines that U.S. employees are missing out on business opportunities ...
Michael Brendan Dougherty: My Father's Language The Atlantic
I made a vow to teach myself Irish, the language my mother struggled to learn, so that my daughters may learn it too.
ScienceAlert Editor: Yes, It's Time to Update Our Climate Change Language ScienceAlert
On Saturday 11 May, researchers at the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii marked a new notch on humanity's collective chart: Earth's atmospheric concentration ...
From Language Diversity to Gender Equality: European Elections by the Numbers Greek Reporter
More than 400 million Europeans are heading to the polls to elect the 751 members of the European Union Parliament to new five-year terms.
HHS Proposes To Strip Gender Identity, Language Access Protections From ACA Anti-Discrimination Rule - Health Affairs
HHS Proposes To Strip Gender Identity, Language Access Protections From ACA Anti-Discrimination Rule Health Affairs
On May 24, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a new proposed rule to dramatically revise the ...
5 ways to champion vulnerable languages World Economic Forum
The United Nations General Assembly has proclaimed 2019 as the International Year of Indigenous Languages. In doing this, it says, it wants to acknowledge ...
How a community of obscure language inventors made it big with ‘Game of Thrones’ - The Washington Post
How a community of obscure language inventors made it big with ‘Game of Thrones’ The Washington Post
A running joke in “Game of Thrones” has Peter Dinklage's character, Tyrion, repeatedly butchering the Valyrian language, despite his best efforts. In the episode ...
Google’s Translatotron converts one spoken language to another, no text involved TechCrunch
Every day we creep a little closer to Douglas Adams' famous and prescient babelfish. A new research project from Google takes spoken sentences in one ...
Turkey gives 7/24 language support for medical tourists Hurriyet Daily News
With its 28 translators operating in six different languages, the International Patient Assistance Unit (IPAU) of Turkey's Health Ministry looks forward to helping ...
Want to learn to speak High Valyrian? Duolingo's 'Game of Thrones' lessons see spike in popularity - CNBC
Want to learn to speak High Valyrian? Duolingo's 'Game of Thrones' lessons see spike in popularity CNBC
If you want to learn to talk like the characters in the HBO hit series “Game of Thrones,” there's an app for that. Duolingo, No. 28 on the 2019 CNBC Disruptor 50 ...
Climate a driver of language diversity Phys.org
A region's climate has a greater impact than landscape on how many languages are spoken there, new research from The Australian National University (ANU) ...
See Alessia Cara Make Her Spanish-Language Debut with Juanes in 'Querer Mejor' PEOPLE.com
Alessia Cara is making a splash with her first Spanish-language song alongside Juanes.
Baxter Black: Foreign Language Tri-State Livestock News
A medical doctor friend of mine was recounting his experiences in Africa as a volunteer for a church missionary program. He said it was very satisfying for the ...
Edge of the Knife: The film in a language only 20 people speak BBC News
How the film Edge of the Knife could help save Haida, an indigenous language on Canada's west coast.
UCT launches Khoekhoegowab course, plans to make it fourth language option News24
Starting this month, you can learn Khoekhoegowab, an indigenous Khoisan language, at the University of Cape Town.
'Blackbird' Sung In Mi'kmaq Seeks To Raise Awareness Of Indigenous Language WBUR
Sixteen-year-old high school student Emma Stevens sang a version of The Beatles' "Blackbird" in her native Mi'kmaq, to raise awareness of Indigenous ...
In Search of an Anti-Fascist Language Boston Review
In Search of an Anti-Fascist Language from Boston Review. As Germans learned after World War II, combatting fascist language is harder than just deleting ...
500 Days of Duolingo: What You Can (and Can’t) Learn From a Language App The New York Times
Free language learning apps often promise the world — but don't expect fluency from one. Here's what to expect before you sign up.
The strangers helping each other learn a new language - via WhatsApp SBS
Not too long ago, learning a language cost time and money. Now, Australians are teaming up with strangers around the world to teach each other the skills ...
Python's creator thinks it has a diversity problem Quartz
The open-source community needs to address its unconscious bias, according to influential coder Guido van Rossum.
Herman Wouk and The Language God Talks American Thinker
The American novelist Herman Wouk died May 17 2019 at the age of 103. He was most famous for The Caine Mutiny (made into a movie starring Humphrey ...
Caro Speaks Through 'Flower Language' Papermag
Caroline Park, also known by her artist name Caro, writes a love letter to the Asian-American community with her debut EP titled "Flower Language," which ...
Language, symbols, and meaning Angelus News
A reporter once asked two men at the construction site where a church was being built what each did for a living. The first man replied, “I'm a bricklayer.
Modern language teaching ‘under threat from tough exams’ The Guardian
The exams regulator in England, Ofqual, is “killing off” modern languages by failing to address the excessive difficulty of language GCSE and A-level exams, ...
Finger and the Pulse, roaming no more, Bojo anointed and the language legacy of Game of Thrones - HeraldScotland
Finger and the Pulse, roaming no more, Bojo anointed and the language legacy of Game of Thrones HeraldScotland
In good health. I have subjected the NHS to a rigorous testing regimen, at no small cost to myself, and I can reveal that it is in excellent health. Last Sunday, I ...
Student mentors help pupils say ‘si’ to GCSE languages The Guardian
Undergraduates help secondary schools to reverse the decline in exam entries.
Language Teachers Blamed For ‘Culturally Insensitive’ Yearbook Photos CBS Tampa
ESCONDIDO, Calif. (CBS Local) — Multiple teachers at a California high school are under fire for taking yearbook pictures that some people are calling ...
China is blocking Wikipedia in every language Engadget
China has blocked Wikipedia to varying degrees over the years, but now that censorship appears to be farther-reaching. A recent Open Observatory of Network ...
The origins of language discovered in music, mime and mimicry New Scientist
IN THE beginning was the word, and the word was… what? At least since biblical times, we have puzzled over the origins of language. It is, after all, one of the ...
Economic value of language - Nation The Star Online
Comment by Wong Chun Wai NO one thought that China would one day become a super power.
Software programming languages: which is best for your next project? TechRadar
BairesDev's Paul Azorín breaks down the most popular programming languages and offers advice on which to use for your next project.
World Biodiversity Day: Why language should not be forgotten Down To Earth Magazine
Languages are a treasure trove of knowledge about a region's flora, fauna and medicinal plants, say experts.
The Chase viewers stunned as languages teacher gets question about language wrong The Sun
One viewer wrote on Twitter: 'Myhahaha, language teacher gets language question wrong. Delicious failure'
How Language Shapes the Brain Scientific American
As Emperor Akihito steps down from the Chrysanthemum Throne in Japan's first abdication in 200 years, Naruhito officially becomes the new Emperor on May 1, ...
In bold language, police union calls for San Francisco chief to resign after flip-flop on journalist raid - East Bay Times
In bold language, police union calls for San Francisco chief to resign after flip-flop on journalist raid East Bay Times
Just Tuesday, Scott labeled Carmody a criminal suspect in an investigation of how the journalist obtained a report on the death of Adachi in a North Beach ...
Eight-Year-Old Chennai Boy Can Read, Write Over 106 Languages NDTV News
Eight-year-old polyglot Niall Thoguluva from Chennai can read and write as many as 106 languages. With the help of internet and YouTube he has learned a ...
Patent Reveals Amazon's Efforts To Understand The Language Consumers Use With Alexa 05/24/2019 - MediaPost Communications
Patent Reveals Amazon's Efforts To Understand The Language Consumers Use With Alexa 05/24/2019 MediaPost Communications
A patent application made public on Thursday offers insight into Amazon's efforts to better understand the language consumers use with Alexa, its voice ...
How Latin American Artists Have Used Language to Political and Poetic Effects Hyperallergic
The artworks in Words/Matter suggest that language is not simply ethereal and cerebral, but infinitely malleable, corporeal, and tactile. Annelyse GelmanMay 21, ...
Bring back the joy of learning languages The Guardian
Letters: Readers respond after the exams regulator Ofqual is accused of 'killing off' modern languages by marking them too harshly.
Learning language: New insights into how brain functions Science Daily
When it comes to learning a language, the left side of the brain has traditionally been considered the hub of language processing. But new research shows the ...
Why 'Run' Is The Most Complex Word in the English Language Mental Floss
English can be hard for other language speakers to learn. To use just one example, there are at least eight different ways of expressing events in the future, and ...
Translating the Bible is saving languages from extinction Fox News
With one-third of the world's 7000+ languages endangered -- most oral-only or without an alphabet -- a Bible translation group is helping to save the lost and ...
Elikutty, the Malayalippennu The Asian Age
On the contrary, we have also heard about people from other states and countries trying to learn Malayalam as they genuinely love the language.
The Benefits of Learning a New Language (According to Experts) KQED
Online language-learning programs like Duolingo, Babbel, and Rosetta Stone all claim to teach you a new language in record time. But do they deliver what ...
‘An Easy Girl’ Wins Cannes Directors’ Fortnight French-Language Movie Prize Variety
CANNES — One of France's most highly-regarded young women filmmakers, Rebecca Zlotowski, has won the Directors' Fortnight prize for best ...
Mind your language The Hindu
Sexist terms are often overlooked. It is important, now more than ever, to make statements gender neutral.
Museum bans guests for racist language News8000.com - WKBT
(CNN) - - Two people were banned from Museum of Fine Arts in Boston after visiting students reported a racist encounter.
‘Fetal Heartbeat’ vs. ‘Forced Pregnancy’: The Language Wars of the Abortion Debate - The New York Times
‘Fetal Heartbeat’ vs. ‘Forced Pregnancy’: The Language Wars of the Abortion Debate The New York Times
The new laws that prohibit abortion as early as the sixth week of pregnancy have been called “heartbeat” legislation by supporters, a reference to the flickering ...
Thousands of people accused of cheating in English language tests win right to stay in UK - Telegraph.co.uk
Thousands of people accused of cheating in English language tests win right to stay in UK Telegraph.co.uk
Thousands of people accused of cheating in English language tests have won the right to stay in the UK, a National Audit Office (NAO) investigation has found.
Why China Blocked Wikipedia in All Languages Slate
Welcome to Source Notes, a Future Tense column about the internet's knowledge ecosystem. More on Source Notes · WikiLeaks Is Not a Wiki · How Katie ...
Costa Mesa retains environmental consultant for proposed language school on former Trinity Broadcasting site - Los Angeles Times
Costa Mesa retains environmental consultant for proposed language school on former Trinity Broadcasting site Los Angeles Times
A proposed English-language campus for international students on the former Trinity Broadcasting Network site in Costa Mesa cleared a hurdle this week.
MOE language programmes remain popular as Govt urges youth to seek global opportunities - The Straits Times
MOE language programmes remain popular as Govt urges youth to seek global opportunities The Straits Times
With English increasingly being the language spoken at home, teenagers who are eager to immerse themselves in Chinese philosophy or Malay literature may ...
Kotlin is now Google’s preferred language for Android app development TechCrunch
Google today announced that the Kotlin programming language is now its preferred language for Android app developers. “Android development will become ...
Skowhegan selectmen strip language from ordinance banning tips for exotic dancers - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
Skowhegan selectmen strip language from ordinance banning tips for exotic dancers Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
SKOWHEGAN — Tipping strippers during exotic dance shows in Skowhegan got the OK from selectmen last week, but with a caveat — gratuities couldn't be ...
Republicans attempt to amend retirement savings bill to include anti-BDS language | TheHill - The Hill
Republicans attempt to amend retirement savings bill to include anti-BDS language | TheHill The Hill
Twelve House Democrats broke party ranks and voted in favor of a Republican motion to recommit that would have added language preventing companies that ...
Speech and language: the crown jewel of AI with Dr. Xuedong Huang Microsoft
When was the last time you had a meaningful conversation with your computer… and felt like it truly understood you? Well, if Dr. Xuedong Huang, a Microsoft ...
Keeping the Tlingit language alive with youth KTOO
Elders are teaching the Tlingit language to young children in places called "language nests." They're finding that a home-like environment is more effective than ...
WATCH: How IIT Madras-incubated GUVI is bridging the language divide and making life easy for recruiters - YourStory
WATCH: How IIT Madras-incubated GUVI is bridging the language divide and making life easy for recruiters YourStory
Meet the founders of GUVI, an online platform that lets engineers and developers learn the most in-demand programming skills in Indian languages. Here's how ...
Wolfram wants more developers to use its programming language SDTimes.com
Wolfram Research is announcing new efforts to give developers access to its computational programming language, the Wolfram Language. The company ...
Merriam-Webster announces hardest words to spell in English language New York Daily News
Are you smarter than a spelling bee contestant? If you can spell these words, you might be.
Primal Scream’s Bobby Gillespie: “Rock is like Latin, it’s a dying language” NME Live
Bobby Gillespie has said that he thinks rock music is “a dying language” in a new interview. Read More: Primal Scream's Bobby Gillespie refused to dance on ...
US Military Slashes Foreign-Language Training Foreign Policy
As U.S. President Donald Trump diverts more military resources to his long-promised wall with Mexico and seeks to reduce the United States' troop presence ...
What eBay tells us about AI, language and trade World Economic Forum
A new study of eBay data suggests that implementation of AI translation on the site appears to have increased trade between countries.
Amazon is testing a Spanish-language Alexa experience in the US ahead of a launch this year - TechCrunch
Amazon is testing a Spanish-language Alexa experience in the US ahead of a launch this year TechCrunch
Amazon announced today it has begun to ask customers to participate in a preview program that will help the company build a Spanish-language Alexa ...
Banning immigrants’ languages can backfire. Just ask Ohio and Indiana. The Washington Post
When Ohio and Indiana tried to ban German in schools, it made German immigrants less likely to assimilate.
Learning a Foreign Language: Why Should you Learn Words You Never Use in Your Mother Tongue?
Imagine a child sitting in front of a desk, his head in his hands, and mumbling various lists of words over and over. Does this child remind you of your own experience? If yes, I bet that "list of words" does not sound appealing to you.
Online IELTS Preparation - Why Does It Make Sense?
Because IELTS is a difficult test. While most agree that IELTS is a reasonable test, it is generally regarded as one of the most challenging tests of its type.
Learn Korean: Part 2 - Social Status in Culture
Part 1 of this series covered the language and language families in general for the Asian languages. Part 2 will cover the social conduct that is seen throughout Asian countries.
Uncommon Facts / Rules of English Language
English is an international language. It has so many grammar rules and each rule with many exceptions.
Learning French in Paris
Nothing can be more frustrating than to be in France and not been able to speak their language. For, I remember the days when I was among people chanting around in a language totally alien to me, and me, trying to bring a smile in my face while shaking my head from north to south doing as if I am getting everything what they are speaking about, and waiting impatiently for my French wife to do the translation - and I can't deny, that that was not the most comfortable period of my life.
English Has Come A Long, Long Way...
I often wonder what would happen if Shakespeare were to be transported in a time machine to our world today. What would he think? How would he react?Yes, Willie would probably tell me "thou hast too much time on thy hands if thou spendeth it wondering about such flights of fancy.
Teaching Reading to English Language Learners
There is an increasing amount of English language learners represented in our schools for whom a unique approach to developing literacy is necessary. The development of literacy by English language learners (ELLs) includes all of the challenges implicit for English speaking children literacy attainments, and is additionally compounded by a diversity of linguistic, cognitive and academic variables.
Mexican Living: Todays Obsession
I would like to talk about one of my many obsessions: learning Spanish. I have been thinking about this lately mostly because I am under the impression that, though I've lived in Mexico for two years, my Spanish sucks in a major way.
Learn Korean: Part 1 - Asian Languages and Language Families
So, you have always been fascinated by Asian culture have you? Maybe you are someone who loves the martial arts; kung fu, tae-kwon-do, or karate. Perhaps you are interested in the cool oriental stores and like to buy many things from them to decorate your house.
What Does an Interpreter Do?
Many people get confused as to the difference between an interpreter and a translator. There is a common tendency to think translators interpreter, or that interpreters translate.
Why an EarlyAGE 2nd Language?Research indicates that from ages 1 through 8 is the best time to introduce a new language to a child. If the 2nd language is introduced early in life children will learn it faster and retain it longer.
Show Me the Bunny: Language Acquisition
Some children are really funny about experimenting with speech. Nonetheless, the first intelligible words bring such a feeling of elation to a parent.
Chinese Pinyin or Hanyu Pinyin Overview
Chinese Pinyin is the romanization of the Chinese "written sound". Romanization approximates Mandarin pronunciation with Western spellings and includes a tone mark to signify the pitch of a word.
Learning a Foreign Language: the Psychological Factor
When it comes about learning a foreign language, many people wonder if they will be able to memorize enough vocabulary. But this question never occurs about their mother tongue.
Second Language Competence Beneficial but often Misunderstood
Second language learning has associated with it many types of benefits. Among them include: social, economic, intellectual and linguistic.
English Language Sputtering Online Like an Old Ford!
Sad, but true. Just about everywhere you look online, the English language is suffering a fate worse than death.
Don't Take The Romaji Short-Cut When Learning Japanese
This is an issue many Japanese learners come up against, particularly if they live outside Japan. After all, If you are not in the country, it seems difficult to justify the huge amount of time that learning Japanese characters seems to require.
Can You Understand English?
There is a lot of talk about making English the official language of the USA. That would stop the need to spend so much money printing out things like drivers license, tax, voter registration and other official forms in so many languages.
Whats In A Word? More Than You Realize
What's in a word? Apparently more than we might want.For others, the ability to express yourself in the most meaningful way.
Learning a Foreign Language: Learn from the Blind
In a previous article, you read that to establih your own lists was the best way to learn vocabulary as fast as possible. Let's study what an effective list looks like.
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