Researchers believe the critical period for mastering a new language is longer than previously thought.
Drumming patterns are used to emulate spoken phrases.
“It’s likely that all great apes can understand at least some of this system of gestures.”
The name confusion tells a story of two nations divided by a common language.
This bulbous-headed animal had to learn to fit in with her sleeker cousins.
The thousands of languages spoken around the world are unevenly spread—researchers have a theory about why far more are spoken in tropical regions of the world.
The West African country has two official languages, but far more French-speakers than English.
Using Hinglish is not a choice. Speakers cannot speak monolingual Hindi or monolingual English.
Factors like tree cover, temperature and the rugged terrain shaped how different our languages sound, according to new research.
An update to Dictionary.com’s database includes words about cybercrime, pop culture and gaming.
The animals vocalizations are difficult to hear, and they don’t talk very much.
Researchers discovered urbanites from cities across the globe sound closer to each other than to their rural cousins at home