News & Views
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!
November 6, 2017
Hear from Lauren Collins, a correspondent for The New Yorker, on why her perspective on language learning shifted and how she now views it as a “quiet revolutionary act.”
September 20, 2017
In “Not Lost in Translation: The Growing Importance of Foreign Language Skills in the U.S. Job Market,” New American Economy shares figures from their study of online job listings for bilingual workers: See the main findings here!
April 17, 2017
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.
April 12, 2017
Co-founder of the DC Language Immersion Project, Jimell Sanders recounts how she and fellow advocates identified a neighborhood need, built a support network, and made an enormous difference for local families. Read her Education Post blog here!
April 6, 2017
Curious about how to leverage Japanese language skills? Get inspired. Check out Japan’s top 40 brands.
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!
March 13, 2017
Ever see a new side of yourself when speaking a different language? Research shows that our perceptions of the cultures associated with various languages can shape our behavior and even our personality traits when communicating in those languages.
March 1, 2017
As political leaders in Japan pay close attention to how U.S. President Donald Trump will go in office, so, too, are interpreters who are struggling to translate his speeches.