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 Nigerian expert discusses the two biggest adjustments for first time visitors to Nigeria.
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.
U.S. Army and Nigerian soldiers recently trained together in the northern Nigerian, building rapport and honing skills necessary in the Nigerian Army's fight against Boko Haram.
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.
Bridging cultures and understanding people from different nations is an arduous task. There are so many avenues and mediums to learn about different cultures ranging from books to movies, lectures, songs, poetry, blogs, social media and the like. But imagine something different, something more real and interactive.
In many cultures tea is much more than a drink. It is a ritual with both personal and social significance. So how did that happen?