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What Is The Hardest Language To Learn?

Read more ...While no language is simple to learn, those that are closely related to your native language are going to be easier to learn than those that are not. For example, an English speaking person will have less trouble (on average) picking up languages that are Germanic in origin (Norwegian, Dutch, Swedish, German) than those that are not. Languages that are...

T2T Thinkshops: Μία νέα σειρά πρωτοποριακών και δημιουργικών εργαστηρίων έρχεται

Read more ...  Tα Τ2Τ  Δημιουργικά Εργαστήρια είναι ο νέος τρόπος να επικαιροποιήσεις τις γνώσεις σου, να αναπτύξεις τις επαγγελματικές σου δεξιότητες και να βελτιώσεις το εργασιακό σου περιβάλλον. Σε αντίθεση με τα παραδοσιακά εργαστήρια, τα Thinkshops έχουν ως συστατικό τους την δική σου σκέψη, τις ιδέες και την εμπειρογνωσία σου. Ενεργοποιούν την επαγγελματική σου...

Is it possible to learn a foreign language online?

Read more ...I always wanted to learn foreign languages especially French, Italian and Spanish. Alas no time…Getting two university degrees, working and raising my two sons was not an easy task. My first attempt to learn French was quite an experience. It was some ten years ago when I enrolled in a French course in one of the best schools for adult education in...

Updates in the ECCE and ECPE as of May 2021

Read more ...Michigan Language Assessment is pleased to announce the update of two trusted exams: the Examination for the Certificate of Competency in English (ECCE) and the Examination for the Certificate of Proficiency in English (ECPE). The test updates will reflect feedback from test users, changes to the test-taker population, and new thinking in language...

Στη Λάρισα το 1ο Φεστιβάλ Εκπαίδευσης Θεσσαλίας

Read more ...  Στη Λάρισα θα πραγματοποιηθεί στις 29 Ιουνίου 2019, υπό την αιγίδα της Περιφέρειας Θεσσαλίας, του Δήμου Λαρισαίων, του Συνδέσμου Θεσσαλικών Επιχειρήσεων και Βιομηχανιών και του Επιμελητηρίου Λάρισας, το 1ο Φεστιβάλ Εκπαίδευσης Θεσσαλίας. Φορέας διοργάνωσης είναι η Leonardo PCO.   Πρόκειται για ένα διεθνώς αναγνωρισμένο θεσμό, όπου...

Why do Language Learners Stop Lessons and why do we care?

Read more ...Whenever I have to teach adults, most of the times I find out that they had English lessons some time in the past, but for various reasons they quit. When dealing with restarters, in the beginning I ask them these two questions. Why do you need English? Why did you stop learning English?   By Blerta Matina Tartari   Okay, it makes sense to ask...

The 26th TESOL Macedonia – Thrace & Northern Greece Annual Conference

Read more ...As a person who is addicted on CPD and loves attending conferences I have often wondered what makes a conference worth attending. Could it be the top–notch plenary speakers, the innovative presenters, the enthusiastic audience, the desire to share ideas with colleagues or simply the excitement of reconnecting with old friends and the opportunity to...

LanguageCert and Eaquals sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)

Read more ...  London, 28 March 2019     LanguageCert and Eaquals sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)     We are very proud to announce that LanguageCert has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Eaquals at the recent LanguageCert “Maximising your Opportunities” event in Dublin on 22nd March.   The LanguageCert portfolio of language...

When is the best age to start a foreign language?

Read more ...    All  researchers  agree that the earlier a child starts learning a second language, the better, for more reasons than  one.  Some researchers say that second language acquisition skills peak at or before the age of 6 or 7.  Others claim that this window extends through puberty.  But, they all agree that it’s much harder for a child beyond puberty to...

How young children learn English as another language

Read more ...    By Opal Dunn, educational consultant and author   Young children are natural language acquirers; they are self-motivated to pick up language without conscious learning, unlike adolescents and adults. They have the ability to imitate pronunciation and work out the rules for themselves. Any idea that learning to talk in English is difficult does not...
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