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.
A service member discusses basic phrases in Bengali.
A service member discusses the importance of learning the local language.
In this piece from Business Insider, Mark Abadi discusses how he learned that different cultures have different communication styles, and what it took for him to understand what his peers and supervisors really meant when they said "maybe."
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.