Should Welsh Tests Be Translated for...

Let’s say you took a test at your English-speaking high school in New York. Then that test was translated into Spanish so it could be marked by Spanish-speaking examiners. Would you be happy about that? Well,...

The Power of Names

For a brief time in grade school I decided that my first name didn’t suit me at all. From then on, I told everyone, I should be addressed by my new name: Tiffani. No one took me seriously though. Frustrated,...

Are Foreigners Liars?

If someone who talks like you do told you something, and then someone who had a thick foreign accent told you the same thing, who would you be more likely to believe? Research from the University of Chicago...

German Kicked to the Curb in Favor o...

While English is now considered the language of business, science and tourism, does that mean other languages should be pushed aside to make room? That’s what some people are wondering with Munich Technical...

Afghan Interpreters Left Behind

There’s no doubt that the United States put itself and its people in a difficult position when it opted to send the military into Afghanistan and Iraq. However, the military personnel stationed there know...

American and British Kids Need to St...

70% of American citizens and 29% of UK citizens don’t have a passport. In those countries, English is the dominant language. English is also widely used in business, scientific, political and even sports...
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