A Pashto speaker discusses differences between Pashto dialects.
An Afghan national talks about Dari and Pashto.
An Afghan national explains the meaning of "shura."
In this video, a linguist discusses the impact of Islam on Egyptian culture.
In this video, a Sudanese expert discusses a common expression in Sudan.
In this video, a Mauritanian expert discusses greetings in Mauritania.
The centerpiece of Langscape is an interactive map that lets users click on any geographic location to see the languages spoken there. Selecting a language allows users to access a growing variety of resources for that language, thanks to the efforts of our partners and others in a range of fields and specialties.
The Joint Language University is a U.S. government-sponsored language training portal that allows students to acquire, maintain, enhance and/or refresh language skills.
The National Language Service Corps (NLSC) is a readily available group of volunteers who provide supplemental language resources to U.S. federal agencies. If there’s a national need, a regional emergency, or a national security requirement, NLSC Members can assist in filling foreign language gaps with readily available multilingual U.S. citizens.
This video outlines the nuances of linguistic competence and communication competence.