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Language Learning and Me: American Sign Language

January 18, 2014


When we talk about language learning, it’s easy to forget that not all language is oral. Around half a million people in the U.S. and Canada use American Sign Language. ¬†Laura is one of them, and now works as an ASL interpreter in and around Washington, DC. Why American Sign Language? When I was 13 […]

Language Learning and Me: Italian

April 13, 2012


In our continuing series on different language learning experiences, Ashleigh shares her story with us. Why Italian?¬† I didn’t so much choose Italian, as it chose me. My husband is Italian and before we were even considering getting married we decided to come to Italy for a year or two. I decided to learn the […]