Posts tagged with 'ABC News'

ABC News - Reduce dumb decisions by thinking in a foreign language

ABC News

Reduce dumb decisions by thinking in a foreign language

May 22nd, 2012

Forget about dropping that Korean or Spanish or Japanese lesson, and not just because sticking with it might make it easier to navigate a polyglot world.

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ABC News - The truth behind thick accents: Foreigners judged less truthful

ABC News

The truth behind thick accents: Foreigners judged less truthful

July 28th, 2010

Igor walks into the employment office and is interviewed by that most unlikely human, a person who has no prejudice against others who are somehow different. But Igor has a heavy accent and his words are hard to understand as he tries to convince the interviewer that he's not the Igor identified in the morning newspaper as the thief who was just released from state prison...

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