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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.
5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Cinco De Mayo

5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Cinco De Mayo

Contrary to popular belief, it’s not ‘Mexico’s Independence Day.’ There’s also more to this holiday than margaritas (but we can’t blame you for wanting one anyway).
5 Very Specific, Very Useful Tips To Learn Spanish

5 Very Specific, Very Useful Tips To Learn Spanish

Is it too ambitious to say that after reading this article you’ll understand Spanish way better? Well, I’m willing to take that risk.
The 7 Foreign-Language Songs That Have Topped The US Charts

The 7 Foreign-Language Songs That Have Topped The US Charts

The Billboard Hot 100 has kept track of the top songs in the United States for over 60 years, but rarely does a foreign-language song make it to number one.
6 Questions With Polyglot Comedian And Activist Eddie Izzard

6 Questions With Polyglot Comedian And Activist Eddie Izzard

We spoke with Eddie Izzard about using language to connect with people, translating comedy and, at one point, human sacrifice.
6 Books To Help You Learn Spanish

6 Books To Help You Learn Spanish

Supplement your studies with these Spanish-language books, chosen by experts to help you learn.
These Adorable NYC Kids Will School You In Multiple Languages

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.
Ask Babs: How Do You Respond When You Overhear People Badmouthing You In Another Language?

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).
When Words Are Not Enough: Book Review of Verónica Gerber Bicecci’s ‘Empty Set’

When Words Are Not Enough: Book Review of Verónica Gerber Bicecci’s ‘Empty Set’

Gerber Bicecci’s debut novel combines words and drawings to tell a story of love, loss and loneliness.
How To Talk About Mental Health In 6 Different Languages

How To Talk About Mental Health In 6 Different Languages

‘Self-care’ has become a major buzzword in the U.S. amid a burgeoning movement to destigmatize mental illness. Do other cultures discuss mental health as openly?
Does ‘Love’ Mean The Same Thing In Every Language?

Does ‘Love’ Mean The Same Thing In Every Language?

In the English language, ‘love’ is a catch-all term for many different kinds of feelings. This is only partly why English-speakers are so comfortable slinging it around.
How To Host The Perfect Spanish Dinner Party

How To Host The Perfect Spanish Dinner Party

Impress your friends (and yourself) by using these recipes to make an authentic Spanish meal!
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.
5 TV Shows You Can Stream To Help You Learn Spanish

5 TV Shows You Can Stream To Help You Learn Spanish

By helping you improve your Spanish from the comfort of your bed, these shows provide the only excuse you need for binge-watching TV.