Ask Away Interviews
August 22, 2018
University of Minnesota – Twin Cities Asian Languages & Literatures major Sydney has returned from her recent study abroad trip to Japan with advice for other language learners… and she’s sharing it with us here!
August 14, 2018
George Mason Community Health major Nicole uses her Spanish skills to volunteer in Peru at a home for children in need of medical assistance—learn about some of her most memorable exchanges here!
July 19, 2018
Nury Castillo Crawford is Director of Academic Support for a Georgia school district, president of a Latino professional organization, and a children’s lit author. Why learn a language? She tells students it will be their “Super Power.”
July 12, 2018
Co-founder of a student-led organization to promote French, Kiley, along with fellow students, advocates for programs and school resources as well as shares success stories in Louisiana’s only French student newspaper!
June 27, 2018
Tevian’s an Ohio State student with a future career in atmospheric science. Hear how his recent study abroad stay in Madrid has made an impact on his language skills.
June 13, 2018
A self-professed traveler, language learner, and entrepreneur, Brian shares how his love of multiple languages (Chinese, Uzbek, German, Arabic, and others!) and keen interest in business and culture are taking him on a new adventure abroad.
June 7, 2018
Inspired to explore a language & culture about which she knew nothing, Casey began a journey with Arabic that would lead to an undergraduate exploration of teaching methods, overseas immersion, a grad program, and soon her own language classroom!
May 24, 2018
Conor fell in love with the German language and culture while visiting Berlin on his first-ever international trip; as a Temple University student, he returned to the city for a closer look, with new language skills and new perspective.
May 16, 2018
A strong believer in the value of engaging students and parents in support of dynamic language classes, Albert’s learning Spanish and French in addition to his native Mandarin. He also shares tips for practicing your skills with everyday activities!
May 10, 2018
Fátima Cornwall impresses upon her students the importance of languages across sectors—noting that the skills learned in her classes extend beyond interpretation to also enhance other career opportunities and to help better serve our communities.