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Are Flashcards an Effective Learning Tool? [INFOGRAPHIC]

You probably remember that kid from high school who was always shuffling through his scribbled-upon notecards before a big test. Perhaps you were (or are) that kid. Flashcards – both the traditional and digital types – have become the subject of much debate among educators. So are they actually an effective learning tool? The infographic …

10 Inspirational Quotes for Language Learners

Do you – or your students – need some extra motivation when it comes to language learning? Even though most of us will agree that it pays to be bilingual, it can be difficult to remain optimistic when the journey to multilingualism feels like a never-ending road trip with countless dead ends. The following quotes …

Language and Your Brain [INFOGRAPHIC]

For centuries, researchers have studied the brain to find exactly where mechanisms for producing and interpreting language reside. Theories abound on how humans acquire new languages and how our developing brains learn to process languages. We take a look at the mysteries of language and the brain in the infographic below. Note to teachers: Continue reading …

What Are The Hardest Languages To Learn? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Learning a new language can be difficult, but some languages can be trickier than others. For native English speakers, the difficulty level of a new language depends on a variety of factors. So which are the most difficult to learn? And which languages would you be able to master in under a year? View the …

26 Weird English Words from A to Z

Have you ever worn winklepickers or salopettes? Is the saying about French women and their oxters true? Do your friends complain that you bibble too much? Have you ever experienced zoanthropy and been convinced you were an elephant? If you’re confused as to how to answer any – or all – of these questions, never …

Why It Pays To Be Bilingual [INFOGRAPHIC]

Being bilingual provides a variety of perks. Aside from giving you the ability to impress your latest love interest by reciting foreign poetry, being bilingual also pays dividends – monetarily, cognitively, and culturally. See the graphic below to find out why. Note to teachers, edubloggers and all those interested: Want to use this infographic in …

Super Bowl Resources for the ESL/EFL Classroom

The Super Bowl provides a wonderful opportunity to help ELLs learn a language from life. Believe it or not, you can find Super Bowl-related classroom resources all over the Internet. The trick is finding the ones that work best for your students, and tailoring them – if necessary – to their needs. The following list …

25 Comical Quotes About the Confusing English Language

Everyone from Henry David Thoreau and George Carlin to Jerry Seinfeld and your regular old Joe Shmoe has something to say about the English language. Here’s a list of 25 quotes about the humorous, ironic, subtle and downright confusing aspects of this multi-continental Germanic tongue. Did we miss your favorite quote? We’re all ears. Share …

Funny English Mistakes: The Non-Native Speaker Edition

Last week, we published the Native Speaker Edition of “Funny English Mistakes”. Today, we’re taking you around the globe on a laugh-inducing lost-in-translation tour. Hang on tight, and try not to disturb your co-workers! All photos are linked to their original sources. China Warning: Drinking the wine will make the moon impatient. South Korea Charmfd …