November Book Club: Eight Stories From North American Indigenous Authors

By Megan Polom |   November 13, 2018

 The massive landscape of North America has fostered a diverse array of Indigenous communities, each with their own unique story.

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What Is Diwali: Experience the Indian Festival of Lights

By Britta Wilhelmsen |   November 5, 2018

For those in India (as well as members of the Indian diaspora around the world), the season of fall signifies one of the region’s most beloved and magical holidays. Read More

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Four Great Reasons to Integrate Language Learning Into Your Corporate Culture

By Britta Wilhelmsen |   November 2, 2018

Being multilingual is so valuable — not just for personal development, although it certainly has a long list of benefits there — but also for any business looking to expand and increase revenue.

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Three Important Ways Día de los Muertos Is Not Halloween

By Britta Wilhelmsen |   October 30, 2018

While there are some similarities between Mexico’s Day of the Dead and Halloween, don’t let the skeletons fool you — Día de los Muertos has its own unique history and cultural traditions.

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Six Practical German Business Phrases for Your Next Conference Call

By Megan Polom |   October 16, 2018

With the largest economy in Europe, Germany is one of the world’s top three exporters — making German a business language that’s tough to beat in terms of benefits, opportunity, and profitability.

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October Book Club: Seven Scary Stories From Different Cultures

By Megan Polom |   October 9, 2018

 

What scares you? The answer to this question may depend on where you live and the culture in which you grew up!

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September Book Club: Seven Banned Books Around the World

By Megan Polom |   September 25, 2018

The written word can convey new ideas, inspire movements, and amplify otherwise unheard voices. It is for these reasons, among others, that certain books have sparked passionate debates throughout history.

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Three Things We Can All Learn From How Koreans Celebrate Chuseok

By Megan Polom |   September 21, 2018

History, culture, family, tradition — no matter where you are from, cultures around the world set aside special days to observe, remember, and be thankful for the important things in life. 

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Seven Spanish Business Phrases for Your Next Conference Call

By Megan Polom |   September 20, 2018

Emerging markets in Latin America, a trade partnership with Mexico, and a growing Spanish-speaking population makes Spanish one of the most lucrative business languages to learn.

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What Is C.A.L.L.: How Educators Are Using Technology in World Language Education

By Anja Green |   September 13, 2018

Find out how C.A.L.L. has opened up new avenues of learning languages that blend the boundaries between in-classroom and at-home learning.

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