A service member discusses basic phrases in Bengali.
A service member discusses the importance of learning the local language.
The U.S.-China Disaster Management Exchange (DME) promoted strategic dialogue with the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) to foster mutual trust and understanding. The DME allows hands-on and side-by-side interaction between the U.S. Army and PLA on Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HA/DR) operations. This year, West Point cadets participated for the first time.
From February 21st through the 24th, the Smithsonian will once again be hosting their annual Mother Tongue Film Festival, showcasing a collection of films that celebrate linguistic and cultural diversity.
Did you know that over 60 sign languages are in use around the world? Learn more about ASL, BANZSL, LSF, and others.
What makes companies succeed and fail in Asian countries? This article looks at numerology and its importance in both Asian cultures and markets.
An earnest desire to learn a local language — even a few words — can create bridges and trust that would not otherwise be possible.
Check out these stories from Italy, Ghana, Spain and China about moments of cross-cultural misunderstandings and lessons learned from living abroad.