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Korean Royal Code

Gyeongbokgung Palace at night in Seoul, South Korea. The new crown prince of Korea, tech entrepreneur Andrew Lee, a Korean-American, owes his royal title to a plan to...

China Wants Filipino English Teachers

An English-teaching platform aimed at the $4.5 billion market for online language lessons in China is looking to hire 100,000 Filipino English teachers over the next five...

Russian Wrangles with Ukrainian

Evening Moscow, View of the Moscow Kremlin, the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour and the University. Russia More than 60% of Ukrainian citizens want the Ukrainian language to...

Celebrating International Greek Language Day

Sunset view of the blue dome churches of Santorini, Greece, Europe. February 9 has been declared international Greek language day in hopes of sparking interest in the language worldwide....

WaPo Launches Arabic Editorial

In response to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the Washington Post is launching an Arabic-language editorial section, which will feature columns...

Europe to the Max

Planning to study in Europe? Be sure to check out our collection of tips so that you can experience more of the continent Paperwork Review all of your paperwork with a critical eye, and then go...

Bringing Chinese to Preschoolers

Lauren Cortinas presents a  solution for the youngest learners of Mandarin     In October 2014, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg gave a speech at Tsinghua University in Beijing entirely in Mandarin Chinese. While his delivery was not perfect, the...

Progress on Migrant and Refugee Education Worldwide

UNESCO’s 2019 Global Education Monitoring Report, Migration, displacement and education, shows that the number of migrant and refugee school-age children around the world today has grown by 26% since 2000 and could fill half...

Russian Bill Threatens Native Languages

The lower house of Russia’s parliament has approved a controversial bill on the teaching of native languages in schools. In the draft law approved by the State Duma, the Russian language was included in...

Hindi Adds 100 Million Speakers

According to the largest language census in Indian history, Hindi added 100 million new speakers between 2001 and 2011—a 25% rise, while 19,569 different languages or dialects were described as a “mother tongue” by...