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Ask Away: 5 Questions for a High School Learner of Chinese, Spanish & French

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a High School Learner of Chinese, Spanish & French

May 16, 2018

Student Voices, Ask Away Interviews

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! 

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a Professor & Certified Court Interpreter of Spanish and Portuguese

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a Professor & Certified Court Interpreter of Spanish and Portuguese

May 10, 2018

Ask Away Interviews

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.

Announcing Our 2018 Summer Selfie Challenge: Join the Movement!

May 8, 2018

Contests & Initiatives

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!

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a Future Professional Singer, Learning about Arias in Italy

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a Future Professional Singer, Learning about Arias in Italy

May 2, 2018

Student Voices, Ask Away Interviews

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! 

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a Double Major Studying Abroad in Chile

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a Double Major Studying Abroad in Chile

April 24, 2018

Student Voices, Ask Away Interviews

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.

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a Career Exploration Counselor

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a Career Exploration Counselor

April 16, 2018

Ask Away Interviews

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.

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Summer Immersion Opportunity: Win a Scholarship to Concordia Language Villages

April 4, 2018

Contests & Initiatives

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!

#WhySpeakChinese Contest 2018: Win Round-Trip Tickets to China

#WhySpeakChinese Contest 2018: Win Round-Trip Tickets to China

March 13, 2018

Contests & Initiatives

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!

Leading with Regional and Cultural Expertise: Navy Cryptologic Technicians Go Beyond Linguistics

Leading with Regional and Cultural Expertise: Navy Cryptologic Technicians Go Beyond Linguistics

March 8, 2018

Languages & Careers

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.

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a Japanese-Speaking Future Diplomat

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a Japanese-Speaking Future Diplomat

March 1, 2018

Student Voices, Ask Away Interviews

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.