News & Views
May 23, 2019
Margot began translating as a way to practice her French language skills. Learn about her experience translating for UMass Amherst’s student multilingual publication and the pride she takes in her work as a translator!
April 25, 2019
Lex shares how language immersion camp—a family activity that soon became a yearly trip—has helped him to explore his heritage. (Also, his favorite word in Finnish is really fun!)
April 18, 2019
5th grader Sylvi is learning Finnish at home with her dad and in a variety of immersion settings, from Saturday school to travel and summer camp!
OFFICIAL CAMPAIGN PARTNER
April 12, 2019
Lead with Languages is happy to partner once again with Asia Society and Chineasy on the #Chinosity #WhySpeakChinese contest, which runs from April 8 – June 8, 2019. Submit a video and share with your network for the chance to win airfare to China!
April 11, 2019
In addition to relying on her French to navigate daily experiences, Julia is also learning local language Bariba while teaching English abroad.
April 10, 2019
More than 10 million people in Haiti speak the Haitian Creole language, including those in the Caribbean, U.S., Canada, and France. Learn more about this important bridge to Haitian culture, connections, and potential professional opportunities.
April 4, 2019
Jamison has studied Spanish and French, and he’s now learning Indonesian for his work as a U.S. Marine. Learn what motivates him to keep going!
March 28, 2019
Katie began learning American Sign Language (ASL) as a child and picked it up again when she joined the Cornell University Deaf Awareness Project (CUDAP); learn how she advocates for ASL on campus and the role it plays in her future plans!
March 25, 2019
Vietnam is a cultural, political, and linguistic gateway between East and Southeast Asia, and the Vietnamese language can open doors to friendships both in your local community and abroad, new business markets, and a rich cultural heritage.
March 21, 2019
Nina is passionate about languages and takes advantage of all the opportunities available to her to learn them, even in her rural Montana town. Hear her tips!