02.26.18

Understanding the Languages of Taiwan

Taiwan is an island state located off the coast of Mainland China. Over 23 million people live in Taiwan, making it a very densely populated country. Taiwan has more 7-Eleven stores per capita than any other country in the world. Also, they are one of the first countries to offer free Wi-Fi on a mass scale to […]

02.19.18

The Diversity of Language in Ethiopia

Ethiopia is a nation located in the Horn of Africa. The landlocked country boasts Africa’s second largest population. The country is known as the birthplace of coffee. Also, archaeologist’s findings point to Ethiopia as the site of the first humans. We’re going to focus on another major thing that Ethiopia is known for – linguistic […]

02.12.18

Happy Chinese New Year 2018!

Chinese New Year (also known as Spring Festival) is celebrated on a different date each year. This year, Chinese New Year 2018 will take place on February 16th. The holiday moves around each year because it is based on the lunar calendar. This means that Chinese New Year can fall on any date between January […]

02.05.18

The Many Languages of Former Yugoslavia

Former Yugoslavia was a nation that existed throughout the twentieth century. The name itself means “Land of the South Slavs.” The country was located in Southeastern/Central Europe. Today, there are seven independent states that once comprised former Yugoslavia: Bosnia and Herzegovina Croatia Kosovo Macedonia Montenegro Serbia Slovenia Each of these nations is very culturally and linguistically diverse. […]

01.29.18

Translating English to Mongolian: A Peek Into a Landlocked Asian Nation

When the country of Mongolia is mentioned, we often think about history; Genghis Khan and the famous Mongol Empire. Today, Mongolia is the world’s second largest landlocked country (in terms of size) and is home to approximately three million people. Mongolian is the official language of Mongolia. It is spoken by almost the entire population. […]