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Have Multilingual Customers? Here's a Solution for You (Interview With Ken Behan)

Zak Mustapha | Posted 07.27.2016 | Business
Zak Mustapha

What do you think are some important things to think about when entering the global economy for the first time?

Explore the Silent World of Deaf America

Lydia L. Callis | Posted 05.04.2015 | Education
Lydia L. Callis

With so many people finally embracing this second American language, there has never been a better time to learn to sign.

The Hilarious Struggles That Only Bilingual People Understand

The Huffington Post | Ana Maria Benedetti | Posted 01.08.2015 | Latino Voices

Speaking more than one language brings many benefits. It's easier to travel, your brain stays sharp and it even helps the decision-making process. Rec...

Gabriela Kruschewsky

6 Multilingual Benefits That You Only Get If You Speak Another Language

HuffingtonPost.com | Gabriela Kruschewsky | Posted 08.12.2015 | Latino Voices

"If we spoke a different language, we would perceive a somewhat different world."

25 American Kids Weigh in on What Language the U.S. Speaks

Stephanie Meade | Posted 04.13.2014 | Impact
Stephanie Meade

Bilingualism is the proud voice of the U.S. with a growing percentage of children growing up bilingual and multilingual. For these kids, bilingualism is just as American as French fries, apple pies and pizza. And then add in some curry, tagine and tamales too.

The Xmas Songs of Ximena Borges

Marcel Hidalgo | Posted 02.11.2014 | Arts
Marcel Hidalgo

It is mind-boggling how Ximena gets so many sounds from her own body, but she does magnificently enchant by snapping her fingers, clapping her hands, pounding her chest, whistling, rolling her tongue just to name a few sound maneuvers.

Put Some Tongue In It // Lingua Franca

Dane Steele Green | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Dane Steele Green

We all know and bemoan "touristy" when we see it. It smacks of cynicism and inauthenticity to have another culture presented to you through a preconceived lens. Picking up a new language - or an introduction to one - shows you hunger for something more than something prefabricated.

"English Only" Laws Divide and Demean

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 01.16.2013 | Politics
Warren J. Blumenfeld

I argue that making English the official language in the United States or any state is about as necessary as establishing popcorn as the official snack at movie theaters. People will eat popcorn whether or not we codify it as "official,"

Meet The 16-Year-Old Who Speaks Over 20 Languages (WATCH)

Posted 03.27.2012 | Teen

If you thought learning one foreign language was confusing enough, try learning over 20 by the time you graduate high school. One incredible student, ...

Adventures in Hyperpolyglottery: Inside the Mind of Extreme Language Learners

Nataly Kelly | Posted 02.28.2012 | Books
Nataly Kelly

As it turns out, learning languages is easier -- and more pleasurable -- for some folks than for others. In fact, there is a group of individuals who find the process so enjoyable that they take it to another level entirely. They're known as hyperpolyglots.

What the !#$@%*?: Will the Rise of Spanish Redefine Indecency?

Daniel Cubias | Posted 08.26.2011 | Media
Daniel Cubias

It stands to reason that as America grows more multilingual, we'll hear more Spanish on the airwaves. And some of that Spanish will be of the naughty variety.

What Language Do You Dream In?

Dorian de Wind | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dorian de Wind

It doesn't happen that often any more, but there are still times when my English-born wife gently, and sometimes not so gently, awakens me in the middle of the night to tell me that I have been talking in my sleep again in Spanish.

Come to the Kitchina!

Juliet Linley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Juliet Linley

Around the age of two, our daughter started amusing us with a variety of linguistic amalgamations. She also started treating us as walking dictionaries, to fulfill her seemingly insatiable desire to learn how to say every single item she came across in both English and Italian.