Which Candidate’s Spanish Won The Democratic Debates?
Over two nights of debating, four of the Democratic presidential candidates broke into Spanish. But how do their language skills measure up?
Bilingual Celebrities: Famous People Who Speak More Than One Language
These bilingual celebrities, athletes, business leaders and politicians are great sources of inspiration for our language-learning pursuits.
Third Culture Kids: Love, Loss And Learning When You’re Culturally In Between
When you’re not exactly a member of your parents’ culture (but not exactly a member of the local culture where you live), your relationship to yourself — and to the entire world — is different.
9 Famous Bilingual People Who Are More Successful Thanks To Language
These people have drive, they have hustle, and they also have foreign language knowledge to propel them even further.
How Learning A Foreign Language Makes You Richer
Among the many benefits of learning a second language: cold, hard, cash.
Why Are Humans Multilingual, And Have We Always Been?
Whether you’re a master polyglot or a reluctant monolingual, you live in a multilingual society. But will that always be the case?
6 Questions With Bilingual Parenting Expert Maritere Bellas
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.
Bilingual Jobs: How Social Workers Provide Support Across Languages
We spoke with a social worker who uses her fluency in English and Spanish to make a difference in children’s lives.
Ask Babs: How Do I Convince My English-Only Relatives That Language Learning Is Good For Them?
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?
These Adorable NYC Kids Will School You In Multiple Languages
At the International Academy of New York, kids are immersed in English, Mandarin and Spanish — as well as a lived commitment to diversity.
Does Learning A Partner’s Language Increase Your Odds Of Staying Together?
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?
18 Unexpected Perks Of Learning A New Language
Sure, you’ll become more worldly. But you probably weren’t expecting to get better at saving money.
Ask Babs: How Do You Respond When You Overhear People Badmouthing You In Another Language?
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).
Bilingual Jobs: How Video Editors Tell Stories In Any Language
An editor at a Chinese television station gives us insights into the art of storytelling in two languages.