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Don’t be traumatized by your High School English

Don’t be traumatized by your High School English

Many students are confronted with the idea that the language lessons taken years ago define them today. However, the Centro para el Desarrollo de Lenguas Extranjeras (CDLE)  believes otherwise. English might have been around your life since kindergarten. Perhaps your experience during high school may have not been the best one. Yet, that should not stop you from being open to learn a language as ...
The future of languages

The future of languages

The world changes day by day, nothing is ever static and neither are languages. They are constantly adapting new words, colloquialisms and foreign words. Besides, and according to a 2004 article from Science Magazine, “the world’s language system is undergoing rapid change because of demographic trends, new technology, and communication. These changes will affect both written and spoken communication ...
The walls you face while learning languages can be broken

The walls you face while learning languages can be broken

Learning languages can be tricky, not just by the fact that in most cases self-motivation is vital for pursuing and succeeding at it, but also because of all the “bad” things that can happen in the process.  Situations like not finding spaces for practicing, mental blocks and self-doubt are part of it; however, with the proper tools you can become the language master you’ve always wanted to be a ...
Accents are part of your story

Accents are part of your story

Accents are part of our life, they can tell who a person is and where they come from. According to the Linguistic Society of America (LSA) an accent is “They way you sound when you speak”; theoretically speaking people have two types of accents: The first one is “native” which comes from the way a group of people speak their mother tongue; this is determined by where they live and what social groups ...