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Ask Away: 5 Questions for a Student Translator at UMass Amherst

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a Student Translator at UMass Amherst

May 23, 2019

Student Voices, Ask Away Interviews

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!

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a Future Lawyer and High School Student of Finnish

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a Future Lawyer and High School Student of Finnish

April 25, 2019

Student Voices, Ask Away Interviews

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!) 

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a 5th Grade Student of Finnish

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a 5th Grade Student of Finnish

April 18, 2019

Student Voices, Ask Away Interviews

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! 

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#WhySpeakChinese Contest 2019: Win Tickets to China

#WhySpeakChinese Contest 2019: Win Tickets to China

April 12, 2019

Contests & Initiatives

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!

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a Peace Corps Volunteer in Francophone Benin

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a Peace Corps Volunteer in Francophone Benin

April 11, 2019

Ask Away Interviews

In addition to relying on her French to navigate daily experiences, Julia is also learning local language Bariba while teaching English abroad. 

Lead with Haitian Creole

Lead with Haitian Creole

April 10, 2019

Language-Specific Resources

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. 

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a Marine Cryptologic Linguist Learning Indonesian

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a Marine Cryptologic Linguist Learning Indonesian

April 4, 2019

Languages & Careers, Ask Away Interviews

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!

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a Board Member of the Cornell University Deaf Awareness Project

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a Board Member of the Cornell University Deaf Awareness Project

March 28, 2019

Student Voices, Ask Away Interviews

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!

Lead with Vietnamese

Lead with Vietnamese

March 25, 2019

Language-Specific Resources

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.

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a HS Junior who will Graduate with 4 Years in Spanish & French

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a HS Junior who will Graduate with 4 Years in Spanish & French

March 21, 2019

Student Voices, Ask Away Interviews

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!