Jan 19, 2021
Amazing and I have learned a lot. I am a Bilingual myself and it really sheds light on how the brain works in terms of learning and being proficient in two languages or more for others.
Jan 17, 2018
This course helped me in understanding various aspects of how brain and mind works and how we can use these knowledge for studying different languages and also when we multitasks
By Lisa G•
Jul 3, 2017
I would have liked deeper explanations of the charts and diagrams that were used so it's easier for those of us not familiar with the studies or brain images to understand.
Overall I really enjoyed the class! I'm getting my MA in Linguistics and Language Acquisition in the fall, and this was a great warm-up into that.
By Mariana C•
May 30, 2020
Some really nice concepts and ideas shared, but sometimes questions at the end of the videos (and final assessment) were REALLY nonsense - related to little details which were not that relevant to the general knowledge we should gain after the course.
Other than that, it was really nice taking this course.
By Isabel F•
Jan 12, 2018
I enjoyed the course and learned quite a bit, yet I agree with all the improvements suggested by others here in the review section. Just videos and the same quizzes over and over is a bit monotonous. But still, I would recommend the course for anybody interested in the subject matter.
By Edith Y•
Jul 7, 2021
little bit hard to understand, takes quite a long time to understand the concepts. but the examples given are quite interesting and I love the structure of how the course is taught (from everyday life examples, to monoligual context and to bilingual context)
Jun 29, 2020
The course was interesting. Perhaps a little bit to much of a summary of studies, one after another. There were no assignments which could help to process the theories. But I did learn some interesting aspects of the bilingual brain.
By Daniela L N D•
Oct 22, 2017
The course is excellent and doctor Hernandez is an amazing professor. However, I believe it would be very good if we could have access to the studies and articles he talks about during the course.
By Tyson P d M U•
Oct 7, 2019
Very interesting and informative. Many aspects make you think of language, the mind, and the brain in a different way. I enjoyed it quite a bit.
By Vita d G•
Apr 6, 2018
Loved it. I hope there will be a follow up. I still have many questions about bilingualism
Aug 19, 2021
bon cours bien que la transcription en anglais et/ou francais ne soit pas excellente
By Iryna B•
Sep 11, 2021
I expected more practical information on how to apply things in bilingual family
By Elena A•
May 4, 2017
Very good context, yet the modules could be better distinguished.
By Carolina A V S•
Jun 8, 2018
Very interesting information. Good course.
By Angelina L•
Feb 15, 2017
Very useful and scientific oriented
By Claudia A M•
Mar 5, 2019
It was interesting.
By Djana R•
Jun 1, 2018
By Timo C•
Jun 19, 2017
The information in this course is excellent, and the lecturer and his assistant explain things very clearly. As a bilingual person and teacher of bilingual students, finding out about what research tells us about how the brain operates when using more than one language is super interesting.
I would give this course more stars, but the problem is that the interactive features of the course are dead. There is a weekly forum, but posting there will not result in a reply, neither by students nor by the professors. There are weekly 'office hours' videos, but these reference questions from an earlier run-through of the course, so that feels a little strange to watch. Other areas for improvement are that there are no reading materials at all, though lots of research is referred to (Prof. Hernandez is very knowledgeable in his field). Also, the quiz/exam system becomes very predictable, and someone taking notes in a smart way can easily score 100% on the exam, provided questions 53 and 56 are fixed. At the moment, it is not possible to score higher than a 98% in total for the course.
By Anna D•
Aug 16, 2018
Interesting insights to the (hypothetical) works of a bilingual brain; however, not practical enough and not giving insights into actualization of the second language or indeed any practical implications whatsoever. I'd much prefer a practical course on how to work with multilingual children and adults, developing their skills and deepening their ability.
By Olga D•
Feb 26, 2017
Thanks for providing lots of interesting materials! As for me, i would prefer having more advanced tests and tasks as the given ones did not really help me remember the materials. I would also appreciate having some additional materials on the brain areas in this course, since this area was completely new to me.
By Carla L R•
Nov 27, 2017
While the topics in this course are very interesting and Arturo Hernández does an excellent job explaining each topic in great detail, the tone of voice in the lectures can be a bit unpleasant and so the focus of attention may vary sometimes.
By Anna C•
Apr 21, 2018
When it comes to the material, the presentation, the structure of the course I really liked it. However I would prefer different tasks for weekly quizzes not just questions and their repetition at the final exam.
Mar 26, 2020
Lacks a lot of information, the lectures are just one person speaking, making it hard to really focus and sustain the focus.
By Anupama R•
Jul 15, 2021
The Instructor was good but the course could have been more interactive with better videos. Every video was like a lecture.
Aug 9, 2020
La información que se facilita es interesante pero la metodología es monótona
By Fleur V•
Jun 4, 2018
Nice to get basic information. For me it was a bit too basic.
By Marysol R P•
May 27, 2021
El curso es muy bueno pero los videos de las conferencias son demasiado largos y tediosos, se podría modificar y hacer presentaciones mas creativas y colocar el contenido de una manera mas concisa y mas abreviada.