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minneapolis
Dec
29
2015

English Language Learners Leading the Leaders in Minnesota School Divisions

The State of Minnesota in the USA has one of the largest proportions of English language learners in the country.  With roughly 25% of students learning English, and 40% language learners in general. The latest data indicates there are 65,000 English language learners in Minnesota schools, which has soared by 50,000 in the past 2 … Continue reading English Language Learners Leading the Leaders in Minnesota School Divisions

Aug
05
2015

Learn English, Connect With the World

The reasons why people learn to speak English as a Second or Additional Language seem pretty obvious, don’t they?  After all, English is one of the most commonly spoken languages and is the lingua franca of the world at this stage. Genna Ash for Study International sums it up in 5 concise points. 1. English … Continue reading Learn English, Connect With the World

Mar
04
2015

The Importance of Saving Dying Languages

Over the last 100 years, around 400 languages (1 every 3 months) has gone extinct and linguists estimate that over 50% of the remaining 6,500 world language will be extinct by the end of the 21st century. UNESCO’s Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger lists 576 language as critically endangered. Currently, the top 10 … Continue reading The Importance of Saving Dying Languages