Episode 6: Bringing Language to Life: A Conversation with Parthena Draggett

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.

Introducing Andrés Pi Andreu (Episode 5)

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.”

Episode 5: Language and Imagination: A Conversation with Andrés Pi Andreu

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.

Episode 4: Bridging to the “Other”: A Conversation with Carolyn Gill

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.

Introducing Carolyn Gill (Episode 4)

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.

A Video Conversation on Language, Culture, Bread

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”

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”