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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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.
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!
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!