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Learning a language can improve a child’s self-esteem

How can learning a language improve children's self-esteem?

Knowing other languages has multiple advantages: such as sharper memory, improving decision-making and maximizing cognitive flexibility. And those benefits increase when we learn a second language at a young age.

Learning a language other than their mother tongue improves something fundamental to children’s development: self-esteem. But how does this relationship work?

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The easiest and most challenging languages to learn for a Spanish speaker

The easiest and most challenging languages to learn for a Spanish speaker

Spanish is the fourth most spoken language in the world, with more than 548 million native speakers. Mexico, Colombia, Argentina, Spain and the United States top the 5 countries with the largest number of native Spanish speakers worldwide.

For Spanish speakers, which are the easiest and most difficult languages to learn?

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When and how are words born?

When and how are words born?

Etymology – the linguistic specialty that studies the origin of words, the process of incorporation into a language, etc. – allows us to get a close look to a fascinating world. When and how are words “born”? What are the origins of the terms we use every day?

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Training and retaining talent: the importance of multilingual onboarding

Training and retaining talent: the importance of multilingual onboarding

Delivering relevant experiences so that employees stay and feel in tune with an organization is one of the biggest challenges facing business leaders. As the job market continues to fluctuate and globalize, onboarding processes have become a great resource. While at the same time, it is important to focus on programs and practices that can be used throughout the organization across countries, regions and languages. But what are the advantages of this approach?

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