Your baby’s first words can tell you how their brain works

Your child’s first language includes more than words

If we look to the UNESCO, a child’s ‘Mother Tongue’ language is the first language learned in the home from older family members. Today, many of us view multilingualism as a means of geographical and economic mobility or migration. Indeed, multilingualism increasingly appears to be the new global norm. In Singapore, particularly, multilingualism is part of […]

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Which languages are good to learn for the future?

Languages that will dominate in the next 50 years

Today, we speak a variety of languages around the world. But as technology and globalization brings us closer together, it is projected that about 30 years from now, the languages of the future will be dominated by the major languages of today. If you’re looking to learn a new language that you want to use […]

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Earn extra money as a foreign language tutor or interpreter

Language as recession-proof employment

With the circuit break upon us, many of us have either been stood down or forced to take a lower pay during this trying time. However, all hope is not lost.  If you’re looking for a recession-proof career, that you can easily take in up an office or from the comfort of your home, then […]

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The French Francophonie celebrated its 50th anniversary this year.

The 50th Anniversary of the French Francophonie

Many countries gained their independence after World War One. However, France retained its influence in selected countries in Africa and South-East Asia until the 1960s. As a result of this colonial era, many countries continue to use French as their national language. On March 20, 1970, 22 such countries sent representatives to Niamey, Niger, to […]

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How To Avoid Frustration At Learning A New Language

The easiest time in one’s life to learn a new language is childhood or adolescence as this is the time when everything is fresh and new, and the groundwork for learning is being laid. However, this does not mean that you cannot learn a new language as an adult! There may be some difficulties when […]

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