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Ask Away: 5 Questions for a UT Junior Using ASL Both On and Off the Field

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a UT Junior Using ASL Both On and Off the Field

February 14, 2019

Olivia learned Signed Exact English (SEE) & American Sign Language (ASL) as a child because she and her brother were born with hearing loss; learn how she is using the language with her college sports team and the role it plays in her future plans!

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a Marine Corps Cryptologic Linguist Learning Pashto

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a Marine Corps Cryptologic Linguist Learning Pashto

February 7, 2019

Logan took four years of high school Spanish before joining the Marines in his new language-learning role. Learn how language skills are shaping his future plans… and even once saved a life!

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a Future Nurse with her Sights on Community Empowerment

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a Future Nurse with her Sights on Community Empowerment

January 31, 2019

Future nurse and translator Karina uses her heritage language, Spanish, to empower her community, helping people to receive care and assistance while keeping her skills sharp, but she wasn’t always as confident about speaking up… Hear her journey!

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a Junior Whose French Skills Will Be Headed to Campus

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a Junior Whose French Skills Will Be Headed to Campus

January 24, 2019

High school student Rachel started taking French at the suggestion of her guidance counselor. Learn about her story and discover her tips for practicing your skills.

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a Future Doctor Learning Spanish in his Community

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a Future Doctor Learning Spanish in his Community

January 17, 2019

Future otolaryngologist or orthopedic surgeon, heritage speaker of Telugu and current Rutgers–Camden student Sujay speaks to the value of practicing new language skills during a hands-on internship. 

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a Senior Preparing for a School Exchange Program to France

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a Senior Preparing for a School Exchange Program to France

January 3, 2019

The French program at Abigail’s high school may not be very large, but she takes advantage of all the dynamic opportunities it offers to practice her skills and to promote learning the language and culture!

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a High School French Student Interested in Sustainable Urban Development

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a High School French Student Interested in Sustainable Urban Development

December 20, 2018

AP student Lily anticipates relying on her French skills as a professional when learning from and collaborating with individuals in Francophone countries. 

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a High School Student Learning Italian & French

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a High School Student Learning Italian & French

December 13, 2018

For high school student Merrill, language and cultural skills will bring her closer to a future career in International Relations. Learn her tips for switching between languages and also about a German exchange student who became just like family! 

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a High School Senior Learning French

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a High School Senior Learning French

December 6, 2018

Abigail, a future historian, plans to continue her study of French in college with a goal to “speak like a local” when she visits France one day!

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a German and IT Grad Starting Her Career

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a German and IT Grad Starting Her Career

November 29, 2018

Ena speaks German and Croatian. Combined with her degree in Management Information Systems and experience abroad, these skills help her in her current work for a Eisele Connectors, a German company.