Language School Articles

You know it's not just France that speaks French, right? In the same way that English and Spanish have spread their linguistic tendrils all across the globe, so has the language of the once-vast French Empire. So if cheese-huffing Parisians and latticed iron towers aren't your...
Chinese is the “it” language of the twenty-first century. With China poised to surpass the United States as the world’s number one economy in just a few short decades, and more and more international businesses requiring Mandarin proficiency of its executives alongside English,...
You've decided to spend your summer on a language immersion program abroad . Pretty cool, you indubitable boss, you! You've decided to pluck greatness from the ether and bypass mediocrity with a scoff and a "no thanks!" Now, the question is: what should you look for in this...
Originally published on October 1st, 2014 Like all languages, French has a rich variety of colloquial phrases and slang. And if you’re like most students, then chances are you haven't delved deep into the realm of phrases and expression spoken every day around France. This list...
“Necessity is the mother of Fluency.” I say this all the time around these parts, and -- when I’m not getting strange looks and cries of “Sir, please stop shouting!” -- my experience has always been that it is true. Textbook learning is a valuable starting point for language...
“I want it all, but I don’t want to pay a lot.” We’ve all had this lament, because we’re all human beings living in a world in which money still doesn’t grow on trees. Come on, scientists! Go Overseas shows you a couple great places to start looking in your quest to Study Chinese...
There’s little debate that the best way to learn a language is to dive in ears-first, and with language skills becoming increasingly important in our globalized world, language immersion programs are more popular than ever. If you’re itching to join the ranks of the world’s...
No one dreams of being mediocre. No one grows up thinking, "One day, I'm going to be the 7th best." No sir, Go Overseas'er! When you set out to learn a language, you want to LEARN it, gosh darnit. And while studying abroad , you want to make the absolute most of that precious...