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Bahasa Lessons Required for Immigrants to Indonesia

Indonesia’s government is introducing a regulation that requires companies to offer training in Bahasa Indonesia, the country’s official language, to foreign employees. The requirement comes after considerable media coverage portraying an influx of Chinese...

Advancing English Learner Equity in Math

Report Shows Promising Practices in California and Offers Key Recommendations A new report from The Education Trust—West finds promising practices around the state that...

English in America: The Shift

The Shift On a tiny island of which one could drive across in less than four hours, it would seem plausible that after a few hundred years, its regional accents may start to merge. The...
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French Heritage Conference, New York, Nov. 5

The French Heritage Language Program is proud to host its first conference to date, co-organized in partnership with The Cultural Services of The French Embassy, The National Heritage Language Resource Center, Le Lycée Français...

Portuguese through an Independent Lens

Kristal Bivona examines an approach to overcome the inherent imperialism...

ACTFL Tests for China

Language Testing International’s (LTI’s) Oral Proficient Interview computer system (OPIc), developed by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL), was introduced in Shanghai to help people seeking employment in China demonstrate...

2019: Year of ‘Spanish Language’

Last month, Spain’s culture minister Íñigo Méndez de Vigo told Congress that, as part of the...

U.S. Team Wins ” Chinese Bridge ” Contest

A team from the U.S. has won the 15th "Chinese Bridge" language proficiency competition for secondary school students in Kunming, the capital of...
Historic town of Berchtesgaden with Watzmann mountain, Bavaria, Germany

STUDY ABROAD: Germany

John le Carré is not the only proponent of learning German. Harald Braun and Kurt Gamerschlag share the benefits of learning the...

Breaking Barriers to German

Alexander Voll celebrates the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall The “Anti-Fascist Protective Barrier,” as the wall was called by East German authorities, divided Berlin for nearly 30 years. Far from protecting...