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Ask Away: 5 Questions for a Student of Korean at Yonsei University

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a Student of Korean at Yonsei University

September 5, 2019

Addie pursued learning about the Korean language and culture to connect more deeply with her family and chose to live abroad in South Korea to improve her speaking skills. Check out her story! 

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a Student of Russian at the University of Georgia

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a Student of Russian at the University of Georgia

August 13, 2019

Caroline is passionate about Russian language and culture; read about her persistence when applying to study abroad and what she plans to do with her skills and experience in the future!

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a Student of German at Arizona State University

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a Student of German at Arizona State University

August 8, 2019

Monica is working towards completing a minor in German Language in addition to obtaining a Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages while also reconnecting with her heritage language of Tagalog.

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a Cornell Student Advocating for ASL

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a Cornell Student Advocating for ASL

July 25, 2019

Mary Grace joined the Cornell University Deaf Awareness Project when she found out her university didn’t offer ASL classes; learn about how she helped advocate for the establishment of ASL classes at Cornell and what she’s learned.

Ask Away: 5 Questions for an Online Student of French

Ask Away: 5 Questions for an Online Student of French

July 11, 2019

Claire’s school didn’t offer French, so she enrolled in an online course taught by Montana public school teachers. Hear about her experience as an online student, and also how she supplements her coursework with immersive experiences.

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a Sophomore Student of Arabic

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a Sophomore Student of Arabic

June 13, 2019

Mariah loves that her Arabic sets her apart from those learning more commonly taught languages in high school. Hear about her class’s recent experience connecting with a native speaker virtually.

One Year in China: A Student Reflects

One Year in China: A Student Reflects

June 6, 2019

University of Delaware grad Evangelista shares how an unforgettable study abroad experience in China made a lasting impact on her language learning and on her life. 

Looking Ahead: A Future Language Educator Explores Her Next Steps

Looking Ahead: A Future Language Educator Explores Her Next Steps

May 30, 2019

Future teacher of Arabic, Casey, has been sharing her journey with us across several posts.  With her master’s degree in hand, she’s now off to a new adventure: becoming a resident teacher at an independent school! 

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

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

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!)