Language Training & Development

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The world of translation may seem rather mysterious, or even daunting, to the uninitiated. This is hardly surprising given the huge range of possibilities available on the market, particularly via the Internet, with promises of "free online translations", "machine translations" and the like. Whilst services such as Google Translate may provide...
Research has already demonstrably proven the many benefits of language learning to young children: improved cognitive abilities, maths and language arts scores, and even science hypothesizing skills. American High school students who study language score better on the ACT and SAT, and they go on to perform better academically in...
I never met a language I did not like! So says Carol Orwig, leader of the Language and Culture Acquisition course at Wycliffe Bible Translators' European Training Programme. I just love the openness and delight in 'the other' that this statement suggests. Ability to speak another person's language is one of...
Over the past twenty-two years we have welcomed over two thousand students, most of them missionary candidates, to "our" language school in the southern suburbs of Paris, and we are often asked to what extent the Christian worker needs to be fluent in a given language - in our case,...