Contests & Initiatives
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!
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!
January 31, 2018
We’re celebrating the successes of language advocates from around the country. Download our Social Media Kit to make your voice heard and join in on the fun!
August 23, 2017
Congratulations to the two Grand Prize Awardees of our “Japanese with Manga” drawing contest, Xavier & Sandra, who’ll be learning Japanese for the first time with Verbling online tutoring. See their winning manga drawings in this post!
July 10, 2017
Are you a US high school student who wants to learn Japanese, or, already learning the language, wants to improve some more? Now’s your time to shine! Submit your manga drawing for the chance to win online lessons with a native Japanese instructor!
June 6, 2017
Congratulations to the five study abroad students who will be traveling Europe by train this summer and sharing their stories right here at Lead with Languages. “Bon Voyage” Andrew, Charlie, Colby, Gwen & Tyler!
May 24, 2017
Lead with Languages Scholarship recipients hail from ten states, stretching from Concordia Language Villages’ home in Minnesota to as far as Alaska and New York. They will be studying eight different languages this summer. Congratulations, all!
May 4, 2017
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!
March 20, 2017
China Learning Initiatives, part of the Center for Global Education at Asia Society, is awarding two round-trip airfares to China for their contest ending May 31st, 2017. For a chance to win, submit a brief video sharing your #WhySpeakChinese story!