Worldwide Locations

Worldwide Locations

in american schools

At John Stanford International School (Seattle), students mix comparative literature, world geography, and statistics all in one class--conducted completely in Japanese. Image: Asia Society.
Real Context, Real Language
There are great benefits to thematic learning in elementary school language classrooms. See how students can demonstrate higher-order thinking--in another language. more
Our schools are trying to keep up with the increasing demand for multilingualism. (iStockPhoto)
State Policies and Practices
Proven strategies drawn from real models! more
A student-annotated Vietnamese textbook. (Dave*M/flickr.com)
Vietnamese Language
An introduction to Vietnamese language and pronunciation. more
A sign advertising shaved ice. (*higetiger/flickr)
The Japanese Language
U.S.-Japan trade has spurred a surge in Americans learning Japanese. more
Hindi writing on the front of a temple in India. (indi.ca/flickr)
Hindi
Some half billion people speak Hindi in the world's largest democracy. more
Speaking Dari? (Fardin Waezi/UNAMA)
Dari
One of the primary languages spoken in Afghanistan. more
Learning Chinese. (Ivan Walsch/flickr)
Chinese Language
One out of five people on earth speak Chinese. more
Indonesian students (sektordua/flickr)
Bahasa Indonesian
The language spoken in the fourth most populous nation on earth. more