News & Views
May 16, 2018
A strong believer in the value of engaging students and parents in support of dynamic language classes, Albert’s learning Spanish and French in addition to his native Mandarin. He also shares tips for practicing your skills with everyday activities!
May 10, 2018
Fátima Cornwall impresses upon her students the importance of languages across sectors—noting that the skills learned in her classes extend beyond interpretation to also enhance other career opportunities and to help better serve our communities.
May 8, 2018
Have you got plans for practicing your language skills this summer—or even trying out a totally new language? Seeking inspiration from your peers? Complete our challenge by printing a template, snapping a selfie, and sharing on social media!
May 2, 2018
As a Vocal Performance major, Bo knows that both pronunciation and understanding are vital where foreign songs are concerned. Learn about his undergrad exploration of Italian, French, and German—including a semester studying abroad in Milan!
April 24, 2018
Indiana born Butler student, Matt, shares his inspiration to learn his grandfather’s native Spanish, his advice for fellow students considering immersion, and the value language skills add to his creativity as a writer and individual.
April 16, 2018
A certified Spanish and ESOL teacher, Aubrie Lehr knows the value of language skills—and now as a counselor she’s able to share those insights with her whole school community! Learn about the cool ways her school is promoting language education.
OFFICIAL CAMPAIGN PARTNER
April 4, 2018
For a second year, Concordia Language Villages is awarding twenty-five $1,000 Lead with Languages scholarships for two-week or four-week summer youth immersion programs in 15 different languages. Submit a video for your chance to win!
March 13, 2018
Lead with Languages is a partner in Asia Society’s Center for Global Education, China Learning Initiatives’ language learning campaign. U.S. K-12 students: Create a video, tag it on social, share it with friends & possibly win travel to China!
March 8, 2018
Chief Donna Gordon, who works as a Cryptologic Technician-Interpretive (CTI) for the U.S. Navy, explains the range of a CTI’s role and the importance of professionals with language skills to national security.
March 1, 2018
Kyle taught English in Japan with the JET Program after his undergraduate degree as a way to explore the culture and strengthen his Japanese language skills. It became an important step on his way to a future career in diplomacy and foreign policy.