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  1. 1. Languages
  2. 2. Part # 1: Mandarin Chinese. Part # 2: English. Part # 3: German. Part # 4: French. Part # 5: Italian. Part # 6: Spanish. Part # 7: How many languages are spoken in the world? Part # 8: What are some advantages of learning languages? Part # 9: The language of math. Part # 10: The language of coding. Part # 11: Sign language. Part # 12: Body language. Part # 13: Languages of love. Part # 14: The language of music.
  3. 3. Part # 1 Mandarin Chinese
  4. 4. 12 Chinese words / phrases English Chinese pronounciation Hello Nihao How are you? Nihao ma? I am ok. Haixing And you? Ni ne? See you later. Dzeye jyen I would like Wor yaoww.... Yes Shrr No Boo-shrr Thank you Sshyeah-sshyeah Sorry Dway-boo-chee My name is Wo xing.... Bon appetit Manman chi
  5. 5. Some sources of inspiration http://www.chinahighlights.com/travelguide/phrasebook/ http://www.omniglot.com/language/phrases/mandarin.php http://www.standardmandarin.com/chinese-phrases http://translate.google.com/#en/zh-CN/person http://youtu.be/qR72RnEwl0M
  6. 6. Part # 2 English
  7. 7. https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/English-2817429
  8. 8. Part # 3 German
  9. 9. Places where German is a key language http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:DeutschsprachigeWelt.png
  10. 10. Part # 4 French
  11. 11. Places where French is a key language http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Map-Francophone_World.png
  12. 12. http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/4f/IndoEuropeanTree.svg French is part of the Italic languages
  13. 13. Part # 5 Italian
  14. 14. Italian is the official language of Italy and parts of Switzerland. Italian is also used by some people living in, for example, Malta, Libya, Somalia, Slovenia, Croatia, USA, UK, Argentina and Australia. http://www.britishcouncil.org/sites/britishcouncil.uk2/files/languages-for-the-future-report_0.pdf
  15. 15. http://youtu.be/cMXrHJuGmI4
  16. 16. Part # 6 Spanish
  17. 17. Places where Spanish is a key language http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Map-Hispanophone_World.png
  18. 18. http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/4f/IndoEuropeanTree.svg Spanish is part of the Italic languages
  19. 19. Part # 7 How many languages are spoken in the world?
  20. 20. 6,000 to 7,000 languages are spoken in the world. http://www.scmp.com/infographics/article/1810040/infographic-world-languages http://www.ted.com/talks/mark_pagel_how_language_transformed_humanity.html, minute 14. https://youtu.be/VQRjouwKDlU
  21. 21. Each dot = the geographic center of the world’s languages http://www.ethnologue.org/country_index.asp
  22. 22. On the island of Papua New Guinea, a country with a population of about 6 million people, more than 800 different languages are used. Sources http://www.ted.com/talks/mark_pagel_how_language_transformed_humanity.html, minute 15. http://www.npr.org/blogs/13.7/2013/01/10/168878237/jared-diamond-a-new-guinea- campfire-and-why-we-should-want-to-speak-five-languag
  23. 23. https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2016/11/worlds-most-multilingual-countries The world’s 10 most multilingual countries
  24. 24. http://www.ted.com/talks/patricia_ryan_ideas_in_all_languages_not_just_english.html
  25. 25. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_languages_by_number_of_native_speakers http://www.ethnologue.com/statistics/size http://www.britishcouncil.org/sites/britishcouncil.uk2/files/languages-for-the-future-report_0.pdf Top 10 languages. Numbers in millions.
  26. 26. Choosing a common language can dramatically improve how employees collaborate across borders - even though it also introduces new challenges. The decision to adopt a common language must be balanced with the need to speak local languages and adapt to local cultures. https://hbr.org/2014/09/whats-your-language-strategy/ar/1
  27. 27. Part # 8 What are some advantages of learning languages?
  28. 28. http://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/13/opinion/sunday/the-superior-social-skills-of-bilinguals.html?_r=0 Children, who learn to speak more languages, can be better at communication than children who speak only 1 language. Being exposed to more languages improves social abilities.
  29. 29. A study showed that bilingual children were better at guessing what people were thinking, perhaps because they are constantly monitoring who in their world spoke what language. http://www.economist.com/news/books-and-arts/21696489-advantages-working-your-own-language-are-obvious-those-working-foreign
  30. 30. Bilingual people are more efficient at higher-level brain functions such as ignoring irrelevant information. http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/study-shows-that-people-who-speak-two-languages-have- more-efficient-brains/2014/11/18/e027a27e-6a7c-11e4-9fb4-a622dae742a2_story.html
  31. 31. http://www.edudemic.com/learn-another-language-bilingual/ Bilingual children adjust to environmental changes better.
  32. 32. Because words in a second language, when learned later in life, do not carry the same emotional impact as the words of one's native tongue, individuals made more rational decisions when using their second language. http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/how-knowing-a-foreign-language-results-in-more-rational-decisions
  33. 33. If you speak 2 languages, dementia is less likely to set in. https://youtu.be/VQRjouwKDlU minute 6.
  34. 34. Language training is an important investment in employees. However, to reach cultural fluency, more work is needed. Language fluency does not equal cultural fluency. https://hbr.org/2014/09/whats-your-language-strategy/ar/1
  35. 35. Further inspiration https://www.duolingo.com/ http://www.pnas.org/content/112/5/1334.full
  36. 36. Part # 9 The language of math
  37. 37. http://www.ted.com/talks/jay_walker_on_the_world_s_english_mania.html
  38. 38. http://www.frankcalberg.com/matheducation
  39. 39. Part # 10 The language of coding
  40. 40. Why shouldn’t people understand how to “speak” JavaScript? Chamath Palihapitiya http://www.mckinsey.com/Insights/High_Tech_Telecoms_Internet /Managing_disruptive_technology_A_conversation_with_investor _Chamath_Palihapitiya
  41. 41. Sources of inspiration https://www.codeschool.com/ https://github.com/
  42. 42. Part # 11 Sign language
  43. 43. http://signsrestaurant.ca/?page_id=16
  44. 44. Stop sign - Spanish http://www.imagebase.net/Concept/object12-1365200375
  45. 45. Skype emoticons http://www.skype.com/
  46. 46. http://www.thenounproject.com/
  47. 47. Research shows that when we look at a smiling emoticon on the Internet, the same parts of the brain are activated as when we look at a real human face. http://thenextweb.com/socialmedia/2015/01/25/7-reasons-use-emoticons-social-media-according-science http://www.fastcodesign.com/3033794/evidence/the-neuroscience-of-emoticons
  48. 48. Further inspiration https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/The-brain-1500203
  49. 49. Part # 12 Body language
  50. 50. Google Images search on the word ”laughter” on March 16th, 2016. http://goo.gl/P35eCE
  51. 51. http://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2011/10/body-language-improve-patient-encounter.html When we show our palms when talking, it means we are being honest and telling the truth.
  52. 52. https://hbr.org/2011/04/boost-power-through-body-langu.html
  53. 53. Sources http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_Mehrabian http://blog.doubleslash.de/richtige-kommunikation-im-softwareprojekt/ Use of words 7% impact Body language 55% impact Voice 38% impact
  54. 54. While Westerners see direct eye contact as indicating honesty, it may be interpreted as threatening in East Asia. http://repository.cmu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1149&context=tepper
  55. 55. Research shows that a firm handshake is positively related to being extrovert. https://hbr.org/2014/06/to-negotiate-effectively-first-shake-hands/
  56. 56. Further inspiration https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Introvert-and-extrovert-2037536
  57. 57. Part # 13 Languages of love
  58. 58. Further inspiration https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Love-2024572
  59. 59. Part # 14 The language of music
  60. 60. Further inspiration https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/The-power-of-music-1380375

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