This happens in two important ways. Dealing with the unknown With the help of an instructor, students can critically think
If you thought Spanish was a foreign language in the U.S., think again.
There is no easy way to learn a new language, what with the cultural and psychological barriers we would have to overcome. Learning a new language is attainable but requires a lot of hard work and dedication to the learning process.
The sky above was a brilliant blue, with puffy clouds, as I crossed the courtyard of Vilnius University on my way to Yiddish class.
Bilingual Birdies is a foreign language education program that uses music to help children learn. They're planning a trip to Kenya to help students there learn English through song.
Occasionally, emotions that we can't identify well up within us, causing us to experience confusion over how to react.
When I was 16, I traveled by myself for the first time. I took the train from Rome to London and spent three weeks with a
Children's reading in India is in desperate need of innovative, complementary, and scalable models for the highly diverse
All I have is English. I tell the teachers I wish I had another language, that I wish my children could have learned a language in primary school, like the children in India do. "But your accent is perfect," says one teacher. My American ummms, likes, and tendency toward hyperbole seem far from perfection to me.
Coding is a language, say proponents.
Whether you need your website, or an important document such as a marriage license, transcript, contract or other official document translated into another language, it helps to understand what kinds of features you should be looking for.
Italy is home to a beautiful language -- a language after our own heart that celebrates adventure, the art of treating yourself and, of course, mind-blowingly delicious food. Here are our favorite words and phrases that don't exist in English.
Every Foreign Service Officer can have a difficult job of navigating cultural differences, memorizing customs and sticking to protocol while at their post. The long list of do's and don'ts apply equally to a Foreign Service spouse.
The ability to speak other languages is sorely needed for our national security and economic success. Yet, speaking another language is viewed unfavorably by many Americans who fear a weakening of our national character. Consequently, this unique strength is daily losing its vitality.
Immigrants like you and me move to other countries for various reasons. We bring our language, customs and cultures with us. We can't leave them at the border. Do I want to assimilate? Hell, no. Do I want to acculturate? Yes. I want to get the best of both worlds.
The letter "R" in the English language is not a particularly distinguished letter. It is, of course, an integral part of the language, but when the letter "R" is part of a spoken word it is almost always of no auditory significance.
Every task we undertake as humans -- social beings, after all -- threatens to do violence, or at the very least ring hollow, when the well-being and happiness of ourselves and those around us are ignored.
Indiana Strikes Again: Why Removing World Language Requirements From Hoosier High School Diplomas Could Be Detrimental
For the many students who sit in Spanish, French, or German class every day and resent having to memorize vocabulary words and learn new grammar rules, the change initially seems like a positive one.