Why thousands of Poles speak English with a Roscommon accent

Working Abroad Q&A: Each week Irish Times Abroad meets an Irish person working in an interesting job overseas. This week we chat to Michael Gannon. He is originally from Roscommon and works as a tour guide in Gdansk, Poland. Why did you leave Ireland in the first place? Ireland in the early 1980s wasn’t the best […]

How To Make Alexa Speak Spanish & English With Multilingual Mode

Amazon Alexa-enabled devices are pretty handy you can ask for bits of trivia, find out the current weather, and even buy things from Amazon’s retail website using your voice. And now, Amazon announced on Friday that customers can talk to Alexa in multiple languages, thanks to its new Multilingual mode. If you’re in the U.S., […]

Romanian SEX PEST spared jail as he can’t speak English! – Unity News Network

A cyclist who was known as the “Brighton bottom slapper” when he attacked lone women in a series of late-night sex assaults has not been sent to jail. Constantin Barbutu, 22, would wear a hoodie to cover his face then he would go up to women and grope or slap them. He initially denied 21 […]

Ex-Chelsea star Hazard doesn’t speak Spanish and it helps him ignore boo boys at Real Madrid

EDEN HAZARD reckons ignorance is bliss as he battles to become a star at Real Madrid. The former Chelsea star has been booed by the fans and suffered injury following his £150 million move in the summer. Eden Hazard has been booed by the fans and suffered injury following his £150m move in the summerReuters […]

ARE YOU A CURRENT OR A FORMER STUDENT OF SEDA COLLEGE? STUDY ENGLISH FOR FREE ON OUR ONLINE PLATFORM – SEDA College

Studying abroad already provides a lot to the English learning process on a daily basis, but how about keep studying after classes or even when you return to your home country? From now on, current students and ex-students of SEDA College can continue to learn English with our online platform, 100% free of charge. This […]

The Easiest Languages to Learn if You Speak English

People often ask us: What are the easiest languages to learn if you speak English? Well that’s a very good question… Language learning offers the chance to brighten your world. Along with experiencing the beauty of other cultures and making it easier to communicate with people from around the globe, you’ll also be improving your […]

Alexa Can Now Speak Spanish in the US

You can now speak Spanish to your Alexa-enabled devices in the US. While Alexa would have previously replied with, “I’m sorry, I don’t understand,” she will now be able to respond to your Spanish voice commands and reply in Español. Amazon Teaches Alexa to Speak Spanish in the US Given its proximity to Mexico, the […]

To learn English, bilingual children need robust vocabulary from parents and caregivers: Study first to examine parents’ vocabulary and grammar as an influence on children’s acquisition of English — ScienceDaily

A new study by researchers at Florida Atlantic University and collaborators at The George Washington University digs deep into these differences and finds that differences in the vocabulary used while talking to children affect how useful that speech is to the child trying to figure out the patterns of language. The bottom line? The quality […]