Language Learning Blog
It has been estimated that 450 million people internationally speak Spanish, making it the second most widely spoken tongue on Earth. A report by the Cervantes Institute estimates that by 2030 this figure will have risen to 535 million or 7.5 per cent of the Earth’s population, with only Chinese being more commonly spoken. Spanish […]
September Chatterbox: Find Out How to Increase the Size of Your Brain, How Video Games Help Language Learning & More!
Welcome to this month’s Chatterbox! We have all the important language-learning news, scientific developments and advice, as well as a blog we know you’ll love. The Science of Language Learning a foreign language can increase the size of your brain. This is what Swedish scientists discovered when they used brain scans to monitor what happens […]
10 Reasons You Should Study Abroad Come back the person you always wanted to be Pimsleur Approach’s Study Abroad Scholarship Contest is up and running. Our scholarship is in honor of renowned linguist and language educator, Dr. Paul Pimsleur – and the idea of it is to help make language and culture more accessible to […]
September Travel Roundup: Instagram Transforms Travel Videos, Amsterdam’s Eighth Wonder Hotel, Icelandic Volcanos & More!
Carole King sang that “it might as well rain until September,” but we think the tipping point from summer to autumn is one of the best times to go traveling. Still need convincing? Read on… READING You would have to have been hiding under a rock not to know about THAT reclining airline seat spat, […]
From international relationships to dinner table mishaps, there’s only so long you can get away with not learning another language. Sooner or later, you’re going to run headlong into a challenge, obstacle or embarrassment that will have you reaching for the foreign language learning tapes. We’ve pooled together a list of signs that tell you […]
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