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How Learning A Foreign Language Makes You Richer

How Learning A Foreign Language Makes You Richer

Among the many benefits of learning a second language: cold, hard, cash.
Bilingual Jobs: How Mental Health Interpreters Make Tough Talks Easier

Bilingual Jobs: How Mental Health Interpreters Make Tough Talks Easier

Discussing mental health can be a challenge, but it’s even more difficult when your therapist doesn’t speak your language. That’s where mental health interpreters come in.
The Language Detectives: Solving Puzzles With Forensic Linguistics

The Language Detectives: Solving Puzzles With Forensic Linguistics

From the courtroom to the Twitterverse, a look at how forensic linguists use language patterns to solve the world’s mysteries.
Jargon Watch: Lawyers And The Language Of The Courtroom

Jargon Watch: Lawyers And The Language Of The Courtroom

A brief guide to legal jargon, from habeas corpus to hung jury.
‘Sliding In On A Shrimp Sandwich’: The Best International Business Jargon

‘Sliding In On A Shrimp Sandwich’: The Best International Business Jargon

International chambers of commerce share their favorite cliché corporate phrases from countries around the world.
Bilingual Jobs: How Social Workers Provide Support Across Languages

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.
Bilingual Jobs: How Language Can Make Nonprofit Work Even More Meaningful

Bilingual Jobs: How Language Can Make Nonprofit Work Even More Meaningful

The executive director of a nonprofit organization tells us how learning 7 languages has enriched her career.
8 Ways To Use Your Language Skills For Social Good

8 Ways To Use Your Language Skills For Social Good

Here’s how to leverage your knowledge of a second language to give back to your community.
Bilingual Jobs: How Video Editors Tell Stories In Any Language

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.
Bilingual Jobs: How Teachers Use Language To Connect In The Classroom

Bilingual Jobs: How Teachers Use Language To Connect In The Classroom

Two bilingual teachers share stories and explain how they use their Spanish skills to make an impact.
Why Language Learning Should Be Your Top Resolution In 2018

Why Language Learning Should Be Your Top Resolution In 2018

It’s not that weight loss is a bad goal. It’s just that you’re way more likely to stick to this one — and reap the many side benefits that go along with it.
Bilingual Jobs: How Nurses Use Language To Improve Care

Bilingual Jobs: How Nurses Use Language To Improve Care

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.
Bilingual Jobs: How Medical Interpreters Help Heal With Language

Bilingual Jobs: How Medical Interpreters Help Heal With Language

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.
Job Seekers Are Using This App To Speak A Language In Three Weeks

Job Seekers Are Using This App To Speak A Language In Three Weeks

Think it’s impossible to learn a language fast? Think again — and then reconsider that job you thought you were better off not applying to.