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.
We look at the importance of having accurate maps during global health and humanitarian crises, and what organizations such as Missing Maps are doing in order to create these with the help of local communities and volunteers.
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.