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Why Speak Chinese Contest: Win Travel to China

Why Speak Chinese Contest: Win Travel to China

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!

Feel More Fun in French? Your Personality Can Change Depending on the Language You Speak

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.

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Lead with Languages Scholarship

Lead with Languages Scholarship

March 8, 2017

Concordia Language Villages is awarding twenty-five $1,000 Lead with Languages scholarships so that learners can attend a two-week (ages 8-18) or four-week (high school) summer youth immersion program at Concordia Language Villages this summer.

Japan’s Interpreters Struggle to Make Sense of ‘Trumpese’

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.

Not Lost In Translation

February 28, 2017

New American Economy has released a new report on the growing demand for bilingual talent in major industries in the United States.

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Award-Winning ‘Arrival’ Demonstrates the Importance of Language and Culture

Award-Winning ‘Arrival’ Demonstrates the Importance of Language and Culture

February 27, 2017

Julian M. Setian, President and Chief Executive Officer of SOSi, uses ‘Arrival’ as a medium to explain the importance of language skills and cross-cultural understanding in his recent op-ed in ‘The Hill.’