American Sign Language As A Foreign Language

In recent years, a number of states have passed legislation recognizing American Sign Language (ASL) as a foreign language and permitting high schools and universities to accept it in fulfillment of foreign language requirements for hearing as well as deaf students. As of July 1997, 28 states had passed such legislation, and several community colleges…

French language – third language spoken in America

French is not only the language of love, it’s also a very useful and universal language that has found its way into many lands, whether through conquest or substantial settling by French immigrants and emigres to the New World as is the case with speakers in North America representing French Canadians, Acadians, and Cajuns. The…

The Language Race

Ever heard of the language race? Youve probably witnessed language analysts throwing around statistics about the most popular languages on the internet, but very few produce reports about lesser known, growing, or even endangered languages. The growing social learning network and online dictionary / multilingual reference site, TermWiki.com, took steps this week to encourage its…

Language Confused

Conceive of a world without language… What would our life come to if language never existed? On the other hand, supposing our world just had single language to communicate wtih? Would having a lone language across the globe result in excellent intercommunication between persons of any country and cultural groups? Would a universal language expel…

Language Corps

“How long is a piece of string?” springs to mind but the answer may be much simpler than you think, because you probably tick many of the boxes already. You’re probably asking this question because you are already or soon plan to be an EFL teacher. This means that you probably like working with people,…

The Bhojpuri Language

Bhojpuri is the language of Bihar. Other than Hindi, Bhojpuri is spoken widely in Bihar. Bhojpuri is language that has been derived from Hindi and Sanskrit. The Bhojpuri language is spoken not only in Bihar but other states such as UP and other Indian states. Other countries where Bhojpuri is spoken widely includes Nepal, Guyana,…

The English Language

How it is developed: The English language is today the most widely spoken of any language in the world. It is not only the native language of Britain and many other countries but it is also being learn by people of nations everywhere as the foreign language most useful to know. How did it come…