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Language Learning and Me: American Sign Language

January 18, 2014

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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

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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 […]