Meet Sam, our latest addition to the Storyteller team! Currently studying aboard in Paris, we’re super excited to have her join us!
On any given day, I can be heard shifting between two languages seamlessly, English and Spanish, weaving in and out of my speech depending on who I am around. Most of the time Spanish is for home and family, while English is for school and friends. This came about thanks to my move from Barranquilla,…
A Czech proverb says, “You live a new life for every new language you speak. If you know only one language, you live only once.” Each language we learn reveals to us new abilities, ways of looking at the world, and complexities of our own personality. Are not two of the most rewarding struggles in…
Meet Maribel, the first of the new Storytellers to join the SLE team! In her Spotlight post, she shares her love for photography, travel, and writing. The slideshow below offers us a look at some of her photography from her travels spanning the globe, from Argentina to Italy.
Meet Gabriella, who ponders the connection between language and culture through an interesting anecdote about her own experience speaking Spanish!
Meet Nick, who discusses a career change, a cross-continental move, and his falling in love with a new language!
Perhaps by an act of fate itself, I was offered a spot on a breakout trip to Belize, where I was a volunteer tutor at a government school in a small rural town where poverty prevailed and literacy was uncommon.
If you are reading this, you might be bilingual. Perhaps you studied a language in high school, through SLE, or heard one growing up.
My world went from a dull, small-town question mark to a colorful array of opportunity through one almost accidental trip.
Meet Natalie, who ponders the links between language, history, and memory in an introspective piece about her family.