Identity: It comes from language, and we add to it as we use and study languages. I share insights and links to powerful podcasts – and invite you to listen also to one on which I was a guest, speaking about the power of language.
This week’s guest, John De Mado, is known world wide for his joyful insights into and respect for the enigma of human language.
It’s About Language guest John De Mado invites us to a joyful experience and exploration of the enigma of language and identity.
It’s About Language guest Sharla Zwirek takes us on a personal and publishing journey to understanding ourselves and others through language and culture.
This week’s guest on It’s About Language is Sharla Zwirek, who provides an insight into how we approach learning about the language and culture of others – and ourselves.
It’s About Language guest Amanda Seewald speaks intimately of her journey of discovery that, for all of us, language is the DNA of our identity.
Meet It’s About Language podcast guest David Bong, who shows how we all can use language to make the world a better place for all.
It’s About Language podcast guest David Bong speaks of obligations to use language to bring the world together and confirm each person’s identity.
It’s About Language podcast guest Debbie Callihan-Dingle describes pathways and choices in challenging times that demonstrate the language and culture of leadership.
Meet It’s About Language podcast guest Debbie Callihan-Dingle, who shows us leadership paths to honor each individual in challenging times.
It’s About Language podcast guest Linda Egnatz challenges us to step up to make the world a connected space where we look out for each other. Follow us as she blazes a breakthrough path to language empowerment for all.
In this week’s conversation with educator and author Parthena Draggett, we explore the power and transformation of connecting language learning and application to life.
My guest this week is language educator superstar Parthena Draggett. Parthena shares inspirational stories and insights leading us to global awareness and participation.
In this week’s conversation with author and creative Andres Pi Andreu, we explore how language and imagination interact – and what their roles will be in the “metahuman” future now unfolding.
My guest this week, Andres Pi Andreu, has a special relationship with imagination, making it the lead with dancing partner language. Explore with us the role of language and culture not only in the past, but for their roles in a future of digital “metahumans.”
This week I talk with Carolyn Gill, who shares her personal stories of delight with those who have come across her life, bringing new languages, cultures, and perspectives. She challenges all of us to think of how we view “the Other,” and what space we make for diversity in our lives.
In this episode of It’s About Language, I talk with Carolyn Gill, multilingual world traveler who works in the world language publishing industry. We explore the joyful take on “the Other,” those whose languages and cultures have so much to reveal to and delight us – and ours to them.
In this episode of It’s About Language, I talk with Ken Stewart, award-winning world language educator, as we focus on what creates excellence in teachers, students, and programs, and how language and culture build community.
Ken’s biography demonstrates his commitment to and achievement of compassion, excellence, and community in world language teaching and learning.
In this episode of It’s About Language, I talk with Linda Markley an experienced educator who has a lot to teach us about how to advocate for language learning and usage.
The words we know are intimately connected with the cultural environments we learn them in. Let me tell you some stories, and then let’s explore the cultural contexts of the words we know and use.
Episode 2 (airing 9/24) is with Linda Markley, a lifelong learner and teacher for over 40 years. Come learn about Linda and her ideas of teachers’ powerful advocate voices.
What happens when we lose our language? Sharon Deering suffered a stroke in 2017 that took her language away. In this episode, Sharon shares story and her struggle with us to bring insights and hope.
Come with me on a language and culture journey — and it all starts with bread! What will you discover about YOUR language and YOUR culture? Watch, ponder – and enter the conversation! This video ties to the previous post, “Language, Culture, and Bread.” I welcome you to read my thoughts there as well, andContinue reading “A Video Conversation on Language, Culture, Bread”
What is your word for these beautiful baked items? Done any extra baking lately? I’ve been on “bread overdrive” now for several months, and that got me thinking about bread – specifically, how, when I was in the fifth grade, I saw a loaf of sliced bread on our kitchen table and asked my dad,Continue reading “Language, Culture, Bread”