Learning a second language is about more than getting ahead — it teaches a whole new way of thinking.
A new short video explores Asia Society's growing Chinese language programs and the impact they have on schoolchildren in the United States.
On International Mother Language Day, Asia Society's Chris Livaccari argues that while a lingua franca is important, so is linguistic diversity.
What's in a name? Territorial disputes in the Pacific Ocean tap into a much older tradition of organizing reality and creating social order through naming.
As the case of an Onion article demonstrated this week, what's lost in translation can have serious consequences. Or it can just be a lot of fun.
Michael Erard's new book, Babel No More, demonstrates that there's much more to being fluent in another language than mastering grammar and vocabulary.
Chinese is the language of the future, and to prove it, Voice of America conducted research that proves that Interest in Learning Chinese May be Growing Exponentially.
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