Archive for July, 2010

Don’t Sweat the Grammar Posted by on Jul 27, 2010

Don’t get us wrong; grammar is important! But when you first start learning a language, you should focus on acquiring vocabulary. Because sometimes, just knowing a single word in a language can make all the difference. In his book Vocabulary Myths, Keith Folse tells a story about not knowing the right word. Having just moved…

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Growing Need for Bilingual Educators Posted by on Jul 16, 2010

The number of bilingual students in the US is growing rapidly, and there is a pressing need for teachers who are also bilingual or are trained in working with this growing population.   The US Department of Education reported on the growth rate over the last 30 years: the proportion of children who speak a language…

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