Researchers think the environment people live in might have had an influence on the evolution of their language, which would also explain why there are so many different forms of human communication. Continue reading How Climate and Vegetation Influenced the Evolution of Language
After a disastrous result in a EU test on language acquisition, British politicians answer is language learning misconception number 1: it’s about the age! Continue reading Language Learning Misconception #1 Strikes Again!
There have been many debates as to whether language learning for baby starts before or after birth. Now research may provide additional evidence. Continue reading Research: Language Learning starts 10 Weeks before Birth
Scientists at Concordia University in Canada found that raising a baby bilingual results in cognitive advantages compared to monolinguals later in life. Continue reading Raising a Baby Bilingual results in Cognitive Benefits later on
According to a researcher from the University of Colorado Boulder, a person’s pronunciation may help a listener to perceive the gender of the speaker. Continue reading Research shows that Pronunciation Impacts Perception of Gender