5 Simple Steps to Learn a New Language

5 Simple Steps to Learn a New Language Happy New Year! Is one of your New Year’s resolutions this year to learn a new skill, such as a foreign language? Learning a new language provides multiple benefits, including improving your executive functioning, ability to switch between tasks and encouraging you to learn about another culture,…

Book Review: A Fish in Foreign Waters

A Fish in Foreign Waters: A Book for Bilingual Children Written by Laura Caputo-Wickham Illustrated by Pamela Goodman 28 pages Published by Long Bridge Publishing Publication date: 2015 Age range: 3 + Summary (from Goodreads): Rosie Ray’s world gets thrown upside down when her family has to move far away. She soon has to learn…

Why being bilingual helps keep your brain fit

Most people in the world speak more than one language, suggesting the human brain evolved to work in multiple tongues. If so, asks Gaia Vince, are those who speak only one language missing out? In a cafĂ© in south London, two construction workers are engaged in cheerful banter, tossing words back and forth. Their cutlery…