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Soldiers of Haitian descent stand ready to provide Creole translation when needed

National Guard soldiers are ready and willing to provide translation assistance as needed.

U.S. language education lags, though its importance continues to grow

Despite the growing importance of language and cross-cultural competence skills in today's global economy, the U.S. still lags in language education.

Learning Korean

A South Korean national discusses the value of speaking Korean during interactions.

Greetings in Korea

In this video, a service member describes the appropriate ways to conduct greetings in South Korea.

Learning Korean

In this video, a service member discusses speaking Korean in South Korea.

The European Day of Languages

September 26th is celebrated as every year as the European Day of Languages. Learn more on today's CultureReady blog.

Join the National Language Service Corps (NLSC)!

Why should you join the National Language Service Corps? Read today's blog to find out!

Utilize your language skills with the U.S. Census Bureau

If you have foreign language skills, consider working for the United States Census Bureau, to help collect data on understanding language use in your community.

Working with Interpreters

Find out more about the different types of interpretation and interpreters used in the military, and where interpreters are used in other federal agencies as well.

Sign Languages Around the World

Did you know that over 60 sign languages are in use around the world? Learn more about ASL, BANZSL, LSF, and others.