If you have plans to head to another country, and you're interested in learning a little more about the perspectives and culture of the people there, see if you can find a podcast about it. We highlight a few language- and culture-specific podcasts here.
The Pyeongchang Winter Olympics are well underway, and the games have brought us not only the best from athletes around the world, but a chance to peek into South Korean culture, and to also see some of the cross-cultural connections that the athletes make between each other.
Native speakers of critical languages are in high demand in the U.S. government. The English for Heritage Language Speakers program is a recruiting and training pipeline for specialized talent in the U.S.
The Department of State has launched a new podcast called 22.33, where people discuss the role that ECA programs played in their education, their work, and their lives.
A bilateral affairs officer of the West Virginia National Guard recently graduated from a three-week basic Arabic course offered at the Qatar Armed Forces Language Institute in Al Sheehaniya, Qatar.
A Russian culture expert talks about some differences between how Russians and Americans interact with strangers.
Second Lieutenant Elena Speilmann, Class of 2013, shares her experiences from Project Global Officer.
Jacob Kortum describes his experience with the Cultural Understanding and Language Proficiency (CULP) program in Vietnam and how it will help his development as a future Army Lieutenant.