We spoke with Maritere Bellas, author of ‘Arroz Con Pollo and Apple Pie: Raising Bicultural Children,’ about growing up in Puerto Rico and the importance of learning a language with your child.
This month: how to dismantle the provincial-archy. Also, a German learner accidentally introduces his love interest as his girlfriend. Can he walk it back smoothly?
Will the lifespan of your love hinge on your ability to learn a new language? Also, at what point in the relationship does it make sense to download that language app?
This month: how to clap back in any language. Also, the difference between ‘preservative’ and ‘preservativo’ (and how to correctly ask about the nutritional content of your sausage).
Nurses are a source of comfort and aid for the sick and injured, but they have to be able to communicate. We spoke with a nurse to learn how she uses her foreign language skills on the job.
Can patients get the care they need if they don’t speak the same language as their doctor? This interpreter is making a difference by breaking language barriers.