In this video, a West African expert explains working with locals in West Africa.
In this video, a West African expert explains greetings in West Africa.
In this video, a U.S. Army National Guard major and a U.S. Army lieutenant colonel discuss the linguistic landscape in Tajikistan.
A service member discusses basic phrases in Bengali.
A service member discusses the importance of learning the local language.
The “Women, Peace and Security” forum on September 19 consisting of women military officers, defense analysts and conflict-resolution specialists from the United States and seven African nations, and examined women’s roles as soldiers and civilian activists in building lasting regional stability.
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.
Check out these stories from Italy, Ghana, Spain and China about moments of cross-cultural misunderstandings and lessons learned from living abroad.