For many people, Valentine’s Day is a celebration with the ones they love. Since the holiday’s supposed origin in Christian and ancient Roman tradition, and the declaration of February 14 as St. Valentine’s Day by Pope Gelasius in the 5th century, nations all around the world honor Valentine’s Day as a popular day to say, “I Love You.”
This infographic presents the origins, golden age and future of the language laboratory. The Schoolshape language lab is a cloud-based language lab that is constantly improved with suggestions from its users. It is especially effective in supporting mobile assisted language learning and teaching with the communicative method.
New research by Knowthenet has revealed a large knowledge gap between parents and teens. Only 30% of parents accurately identified definitions for common internet terms such as “ASL” (“Age, Sex, Location”), “YOLO” (“you only live once”) and others. Check out the following infographic to learn how teens (and savvy adults) are communicating online.
Is it better to speak one language or two – or even several? Find out where you stand in the following infographic from Technovate Translations. Bilinguals lead the way in international business, creativity, problem-solving, and in some cases even health. But monolinguals do have that larger vocabulary and faster retrieval, which can give them the advantage in a time crunch.
In today’s global economy, launching your software in German, Chinese, and Spanish before your competitor does might be the difference between runaway success and failure. What are the benefits of localizing the product you’ve worked so hard on? And how do you approach it?
The following infographic from Business Language Services shows that the ability to speak several languages is a great asset, not only in your day-to-day life, but it could also improve employ-ability and brain power.
English language has become a global means of communication. It is not only the most widely written (counting scientific articles, periodical and the impressing fact that it is a common language of the Internet), it’s also spoken throughout different international conversations, no matter whether they are official or business meetings.
There have been significant changes in recent years in the study of foreign languages in British Schools. The following infographic from Business Language Services provides all the details.
This infographic, published by Freetheapostrophe.com, is designed to raise awareness of the plight and misuse of the poor apostrophe and provides simple rules to prevent the abuse of apostrophes in grammar.
There are roughly 7,000 languages currently spoken around the planet today. As the world continues to become more interconnected, due in large part to the ever-increasing use of the internet, language use will undoubtedly evolve, as well. The following infographic will help you to learn more about the future of the world’s many languages.
Kaplan International Colleges researched how people learn English from watching television and films, listening to music and playing video games and presents the information they have gathered in the infographic below.
From 1954 to present day, programming languages have evolved to change technology in many ways. This new infographic from Wikibon takes a brief look at the evolution of programming and how the languages have changed to create advanced technological devices.
Learning Japanese is no easy task, but with a systematic approach, determination and practice, you can reach native-like level without even noticing it. This infographic from LinguaLif provides an overview of the language, proficiency tests, and steps to fluency.