Category Archives: world languages

another benefit of being bilingual

There’s a piece in Newsweek currently on findings concerning cognitive benefits of bilingualism. (Click the image at left for the article on Yes, I know the Arabic is backwards. It should be right-to-left — مرحبا , I think .) The article reports that According to several different studies, command of two or more languages bolsters […]

“World-class” standards for Florida?

thanks to Michael Berson of the University of Southern Florida for this item: The spin on Social Studies is interesting; but there’s a lot more emphasis in this article, at least, on education in World Languages —  for which the rationale appears to be exclusively commercial.