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Foreign Flick Friday: Banned Filmmaker Weaves Persian Language Docufiction from his Taxi in Tehran

May 19, 2017

Films & Shows

In this Golden Bear award-winning film, Taxi, Iranian director Jafar Panahi explores themes of censorship and punishment while giving a glimpse into contemporary Tehran.

Leading with Japanese: How a Study Abroad Adventure Sparked a Career in International Business

Leading with Japanese: How a Study Abroad Adventure Sparked a Career in International Business

May 16, 2017

Careers

Japanese language skills can boost opportunities to work both overseas and in the United States. And it’s never too late to get started—International Sales & Marketing Consultant Jonathan Scharf first encountered the language while studying abroad!

Foreign Flick Friday: Russian Short Charms Festival Goers with Father-Son Story

May 12, 2017

Films & Shows

Filmmaker Alexandra Tsareva and cameraman Pavel Smirnov’s short The Hedgehog has received prizes from international and Russian festivals, telling the story of a boy who surprises his dad with a new pet—and the trade-off he made to procure him.

Leading with Spanish and French: Silvia, a Brand Manager at TracFone Wireless

Leading with Spanish and French: Silvia, a Brand Manager at TracFone Wireless

May 9, 2017

Careers

When pursuing a career in marketing and business, knowledge of Spanish and French helps professionals accurately target messaging to a wider array of the consumers they serve. Just listen to Silvia’s story!

Foreign Flick Friday: Hindi Festival Favorite Brings a Mystical Side to Family Dynamics

May 5, 2017

Films & Shows

Batul Mukhtiar’s Kaphal tells the story of a family in a remote Indian village who are trying to make the most of a difficult situation. When brothers Makar and Kamru seek out some magic, things get interesting!

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Competition Announcement: Your Story on the Rails

Competition Announcement: Your Story on the Rails

May 4, 2017

Contests & Initiatives

Do you want to be a Lead with Languages blogger? Enter for your chance to win a 1st Class Global Eurail Pass this summer and blog your study abroad & language story right here!

Leading with German: Greg and Kristen, Project Coordinators at Lufthansa

Leading with German: Greg and Kristen, Project Coordinators at Lufthansa

May 2, 2017

Careers

Knowledge of the German language can provide opportunities to work for German companies both overseas and in the United States. Learn how these graduates employ their skills at Germany’s largest airline.

Foreign Flick Friday: César-Winning French Film Brings Warmth & Whimsy

April 28, 2017

Films & Shows

Screened at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival and Oscar-nominated, My Life as a Zucchini tells the tale of an orphaned boy who finds friendship, hope, and love despite dark beginnings.

Foreign Flick Friday: ‘Zero Motivation’—Critics Love 2014 Tribeca Favorite

April 21, 2017

Films & Shows

“Israel’s answer to Lena Dunham,” Hebrew-language filmmaker Talya Lavie uses satire and dark comedy to explore the story of two young women serving compulsory military service in the IDF. Watch the trailer with us!

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Less Commonly Taught Languages Should Be Anything But 

Less Commonly Taught Languages Should Be Anything But 

April 17, 2017

News & Views

In this op-ed, Dr. Lisa Frumkes, Senior Director of Content Development at Rosetta Stone, explains the importance of better student proficiency in Less Commonly Taught Languages (LCTL) to the U.S. economy, defense and security, and other key areas.