Multisensory learning makes it easier to learn a new language

A team of researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences in Leipzig, Germany have found that using multiple senses makes it easier to learn a new language. Specifically, they discovered that using gestures (especially when done by the learner) and pictures boosts learning....more

Foreign Language in Your Face -- Rude or Reasonable?

Do you think it's rude when people converse in a foreign language right in front of you?  Because I'm bilingual, I know what it's like to be on both sides of this conversation....more
Is it discourteous to speak a different language when you know others don’t understand?  Is it ...more