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Blogger Abroad: Putting Language Skills to Work at an International Career Fair

Blogger Abroad: Putting Language Skills to Work at an International Career Fair

August 3, 2017

“Your Story on the Rails” study abroad student, Charlie, writes in from a career fair at a Paris expo—where his German skills may have opened the door to an international internship!

Blogger Abroad: Tyler’s Adventures in Liguria

Blogger Abroad: Tyler’s Adventures in Liguria

August 1, 2017

A train trip to Northern Italy showed study abroad student Tyler some incredible seaside views, provided opportunities to ask locals for advice in Italian, and challenged both his endurance and previous assumptions about the foods he likes!

Blogger Abroad: Language Immersion and a Dose of Humility in Spain

Blogger Abroad: Language Immersion and a Dose of Humility in Spain

July 24, 2017

“Your Story on the Rails” blogger Gwen is studying abroad in Spain this summer. In her first post, she discusses the importance of not being too hard on yourself as you embark on an immersion experience: When learning, self-kindness is key!

Blogger Abroad: Charlie Visits a Dutch Distillery

Blogger Abroad: Charlie Visits a Dutch Distillery

July 19, 2017

Employing your language skills in creative ways can help you make the most of any experience! The fact that he doesn’t speak Dutch was no obstacle for study abroad student Charlie during a Dutch guided tour: He found a way to make it work!

Blogger Abroad: Tyler Celebrates Santa Domenica Among the Italians

Blogger Abroad: Tyler Celebrates Santa Domenica Among the Italians

July 13, 2017

Tyler traveled from Lecce (his study abroad city) to Scorrano, Italy, to see a festival of lights and to take in the local culture—including tasting some food he’d never tried before!

Blogger Abroad: Charlie Meets Axel, a Multilingual Train Conductor

Blogger Abroad: Charlie Meets Axel, a Multilingual Train Conductor

July 11, 2017

Study abroad student and one of our “Your Story on the Rails” contest winners, Charlie shares some thoughts following a recent conversation in his second language—German!

“Your Story on the Rails” Bloggers Arrive in Europe: Charlie’s Train Tips from Austria

“Your Story on the Rails” Bloggers Arrive in Europe: Charlie’s Train Tips from Austria

June 20, 2017

How early should you arrive at the station? What is the reservation process like? And what if you struggle with motion sickness? Charlie (& a surprise guest!) shares pointers on navigating the train system while exploring with his Eurail Global Pass.

All Aboard! “Your Story on the Rails” Bloggers Awarded Eurail Passes

All Aboard! “Your Story on the Rails” Bloggers Awarded Eurail Passes

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!

How Japanese Cinema Inspired My Passion for Japanese Language and Culture

April 13, 2017

Student and guest blogger Nithya’s early interest in Japanese anime grew to include other aspects of Japanese culture—from TV shows to music and literature—and eventually a love of the Japanese language. Read her story here!