A service member discusses basic phrases in Bengali.
A service member discusses the importance of learning the local language.
What happens to culture when a language dies? Today we look at language extinction, and what that means for the loss of cultural knowledge and identity.
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.
A Ukrainian national discusses the likely source of “seriousness” in Ukraine.
A Peace Corps member discusses dealing with unexpected attention while abroad.
A service member discusses building rapport in Ukraine.
A retired military service member talks about the relationship between the Ukrainian and Russian languages.
A military service member on best practices when conversing with Ukrainians.
A retired military service member discusses cultural attitudes towards outsiders.