In this video, an Army master sergeant and native Jamaican explains appropriate greetings and etiquette.
In this video, an Army master sergeant and native Jamaican describes the linguistic landscape of Jamaica.
In this video, a Haitian American Army captain describes how to greet people.
In this video, a native Haitian shares one indicator of who is trustworthy in her country.
In this video, a Haitian American distinguishes Haitian Creole from French.
In this video, a Haitian American describes the price of offending someone.
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.