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  • The online revival of African languages

    By Alasdair Mackinnon On January 5th, 2016, the Algerian government published a new draft constitution. Among provisions to strengthen the democratic process in the country is a move to give the Berber language (Tamazight or Amazigh) official recognition. This would put Berber, which was introduced as a national language in some schools in 2002, on […]

  • Student experience Yemen: Immersion Without Immersion

    by Bilal Ahmed It can be very difficult to learn a foreign language when you’re not surrounded by it. That is why many students go abroad for immersion programmes. The objective is to live with a language long enough that it becomes second nature. It is a temporary form of immigration: you assimilate in a […]