Author: Jim Porter

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Language shapes how the brain perceives time – OBVIOUSLY!

Boffins over at Lancaster University have come to the less-than-startling conclusion that “Language shapes how the brain perceives time” Let’s see how they did it shall we? First, here’s a quote you’ll probably be familiar...

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In defence of Muzzy’s unusual plot

You may have heard of a late American comedian named George Carlin. Highly skilled in his art form, he propounded an anti establishment mantra through unrelenting acerbic wit. Look him up on YouTube and you’ll...

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How Spanish worksheets for kids consolidate what they have been learning on video

As I have mentioned in many previous bulletins (just don’t ask me to recall exactly which ones!) there are 4 ways to learn a new language: by listening, by speaking, by reading, by writing....

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6 Animated Spanish Movies for Kids

For the filmmakers, one of the advantages of animation is that you can put the movie into any language you like without it losing any of its substance – a sure way of increasing...

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The Bilingual Ventriloquist

The trick is to entertain. How could any teacher be a success with children if they fail to entertain? To entertain is to engage, and once you have your audience / pupils engaged then...

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