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WorldView Good Reads: Off the Press for September 2017

Published: September 26, 2017

Here are good reads from around the globe that have caught our attention.

California’s Language Challenge

With 220 languages, California is the most linguistically diverse state in the nation. Its court system is also the largest in the country, handling over 8 million cases a year. These realities have produced an interpreter shortage like no other.

Which Countries have the Most Official Languages?

This handy graphic gives a tour of the world’s official languages.

English Language Learning in Latin America

Low levels of English language proficiency in Latin America is becoming a strategic issue for countries across the region. The Inter-American Dialogue has sparked a much-needed debate across the region on how to improve the quality of English language learning.

Is Technology Killing our Empathy ?   

Watch Jacquelyn Quinones explain the power of Experiential Storytelling at a TEDx event in Paris.

Bilinguals Speak Math Differently

Mathematics is usually regarded as a universal language, but a recent study shows that bilinguals use different parts of their brains to solve math problems, depending on which language they are wrapped in. ​

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