‘Orange Is The New Black’ Star Jessica Pimentel On Learning Swedish For Love
Our conversation about learning Swedish for her partner, language challenges on the OITNB set and singing in metal bands.
Quiz: Can You Guess Which Celebrities Speak Another Language?
Talk about star power! Some of your favorite celebrities can add second (and even fifth) language skills to their list of talents.
Multilinguish: How To Be Funny In Another Language (Ft. Eddie Izzard)
In this episode of Multilinguish, we find out whether it’s really possible to translate comedy.
Multilinguish Bonus Episode: Is A Hot Dog A Sandwich?
In this bonus episode, we explain why “Is a hot dog a sandwich?” is one of the most insightful questions of our time. Or not, up to you.
9 Surprising Polyglots Throughout History
Cleopatra, James Joyce, Ho Chi Minh and other historical figures who added “polyglot” to their long list of accomplishments.
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.
Multilinguish Episode 2: Sapir-What?!
Does speaking a certain language alter the way you think and perceive the world? In this episode, we debate the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis.
What Are The Languages Spoken In Switzerland?
Switzerland is home to numerous linguistic communities who have banded together to create a nation where multilingualism is the daily norm. But what exactly makes the Swiss tick language-wise? Read on to find out!
How Knowing A Second Language Helped Me Learn A Third
Here’s how learning a second language in my twenties is helping me master a third language now. While I chose to learn French and then Mandarin, here’s how you can apply these learnings to any other languages.
17 US Movie Stars Who Speak Another Language
You may know their movie credits by heart, but did you know these famous actors can speak more than one language?
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.
Bilingual Education: The Key To Building A Better Brain?
The latest research shatters long-held myths about bilingual education — rather than overwhelming children with too much information, it may actually aid attention control, reasoning, and flexible problem-solving. We talked with the head of an English-French immersion school to learn more.
How Knowing A Foreign Language Helps You In Stressful Situations
Learning a new language can significantly help you manage day-to-day stress. We take a look at the five most common causes of stress and explain how language learning counteracts them. So you’ll become more relaxed AND speak a new language!