June 13, 2018
A self-professed traveler, language learner, and entrepreneur, Brian shares how his love of multiple languages (Chinese, Uzbek, German, Arabic, and others!) and keen interest in business and culture are taking him on a new adventure abroad.
June 7, 2018
Inspired to explore a language & culture about which she knew nothing, Casey began a journey with Arabic that would lead to an undergraduate exploration of teaching methods, overseas immersion, a grad program, and soon her own language classroom!
May 24, 2018
Conor fell in love with the German language and culture while visiting Berlin on his first-ever international trip; as a Temple University student, he returned to the city for a closer look, with new language skills and new perspective.
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 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.
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.
January 22, 2018
The daughter of Chinese immigrants, Angela learned Mandarin before English—but maintaining those skills has not always been easy! She recently got candid with us about the obstacles and the incredible rewards of learning a heritage language.
December 1, 2017
Megan aspires to work at a university as a historian in the future, but when she returned from a recent study abroad trip to Osaka, she shared her findings with local preschoolers: Learn what first inspired her adventures here!
November 21, 2017
Studying abroad for any length of time can be eye-opening and improve both language skills and cultural understanding: Future IBM consultant and student of Mandarin, Maddie, completed her undergraduate degree overseas! Hear her story and advice.