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...
Ah, college spring break. A time for spray tans, neon-colored tank tops, and drinks with names like "the Mind Eraser." A time when young men's and women's fancies turn to thoughts of sunburn. But what if you want something more out of those sacred two weeks in spring? What if you...
Originally published on April 2nd, 2014 We all want to be sexy, right? I know I do. But what does it mean to be sexy? Is sexiness something that can be bought at the store like groceries – acquired without work, as impersonal as a telemarketing call? Or is sexiness the kind of...
“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...
Almost everyone would like to have a Ferrari. But yet, very few people do. Why? The reason is not lack of desire, but cost. You have to pay a lot of money for that Italian V-12 with the six-speed transmission and the high-performance tires. To many people, studying French abroad...
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...