Elizabeth Little traveled thousands of miles, chronicling her encounters with Navajo, Quileute, French, Gullah, Basque, Haitian Creole, and Spanish people. In this interview, she offers tips for other language road-trippers.
As the euro zone crisis intensifies and global markets reflect investor concerns, we ask ourselves, is a Greek exit from the euro on its way? Preparations have already begun to protect shareholder interest.
Learning about new and exciting cultures directly from the ones who live in it is one of my favorite facets of learning a new language. But taking a foreign language also offers a great opportunity to improve even in unrelated areas.
All of the quirky rules and formalities here give a sense that people are doing the same things -- in the same places -- that they have been done for centuries. This is precisely what I find so fascinating about this country.