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What American President Learned English as a Second Language?

Who was the only US president to learn English as a second language? What foreign language has been the most popular among US presidents? What commander in chief spoke Mandarin…

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The Old Mass, the New Sales

San Secondo d’Asti Catholic Church in Guasti, California, is one of the few churches to celebrate the old Tridentine Latin Mass. Not only is this extraordinary form still celebrated at…

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Latin Roots in Other Languages

I’d recently been looking up the Latin of some old prayers, including the Lord’s Prayer (2,000-plus years is pretty old, as prayers go!), and I still had the Latin fresh…

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A History of Language Learning: The Road to Dynamic Immersion

These days, language-learning methods sport an array of trade-names associated with a particular founder, technique or symbol. But names aside, these methods cluster around two basic approaches: those which use…

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