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.
As the world becomes more interconnected, businesses will require a more global workforce—employees who are able to work across and within other countries and cultures. That requires not only language skills, but the ability to adapt and find common ground.
Cities around the United States use food, through events such as food festivals, as a way to connect the diverse threads of their communities, and to introduce people to cultures they may not know much about.
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.
Did you know that over 60 sign languages are in use around the world? Learn more about ASL, BANZSL, LSF, and others.
Alameda based National Security Cutter Bertholf (WMSL 750) and vessels from the Philippine Coast Guard conducted joint search-and-rescue exercises at sea west of Manila May 14.
Learn more about some other independence days and national holidays around the world, from Canada to India.
Six U.S. military medical professionals completed a 26-day Brazil Riverine humanitarian medical mission.
Read about how an Army Corps of Engineers water resources planner took a chance on a seven-month Peace Corps mission to the Philippines.
Listening to music from other countries is a fun and effective way to learn a language, improve your language skills, and gain a better understanding of a culture.