What language should I learn?

What language should I learn? | Introduction “What language should I learn?” you’re asking yourself. That’s a fair question. After all, with thousands of languages spoken in the world (an estimated 6,500), you’ve got options. But you’re probably not thinking about learning Igbo, Hmong, or Cree—though it would be admirable if you did. Instead, you’ve […]

Translating the entire Internet…for free

Luis von Ahn of Carnegie Mellon University is leading a project called Duolingo, an incredibly innovative approach designed to capitalize on the time that people spend typing in Captcha strings on the Internet. While questions remain about implementation, the idea deserves attention:     Matthew Kushinka is the founder and principal of RedLine Language Services […]

Learning Chinese in Kansas

Grade school students in a Kansas town are learning Chinese through play.