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Methodology Support Articles

The following methodology support articles and research papers can help you to understand second language learning and our methodology. All our teaching practices are research-based and effects-driven.

Bilingual Brains Better Equipped to Process Information

Forget Sudoku: Speaking multiple languages routinely exercises the brain

By Julie Deardorff

https://news.northwestern.edu/stories/2014/11/bilingual-brains-better-equipped-to-process-information

Learning a new language alters brain development

McGill University

Summary: The age at which children learn a second language can have a significant bearing on the structure of their adult brain according to a new study.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/08/130829124351.htm

Multiple articles relating to linguistics and language acquisition

Center for Applied Linguistics Digests

http://www.cal.org/resource-center/briefs-digests/digests

How Children Learn a Second Language

By Linda Halgunseth — Diversity in Education Special Edition Contributor

http://www.education.com/reference/article/how-children-learn-second-language/

Language Acquisition vs. Language Learning

by Judie Haynes

http://www.everythingesl.net/inservices/language_acquisiti_vs_language_02033.php