Language School Articles

You’ve heard your fellow students raving about study abroad in your Spanish classes. You’ve seen the glossy brochures on campus, devoured stories from living in Spain and Argentina from your Spanish language professors, and can’t help but smile ear to ear when hearing from fellow...
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...
You’ve selected the destination, started your research, and daydream constantly about the adventures you'll have on your gap year abroad . Except, you don't want to waste your time. You want to learn something new -- why not start by learning a new language on your gap year? The...
Whether you’re going abroad to learn a language , or going abroad in spite of a language barrier , chances are you’ll want to put in some effort to advance your skills. And why wouldn't you? Language can be one of the most unique vantage points into your new culture -- and often,...
If you’re working hard to become fluent in a foreign language, interning abroad in a country that speaks that language is an excellent step in the right direction. It’s no secret that full immersion is the best way to learn a language, and interning abroad tends to be even more...
We sat waiting in a surprisingly well-furnished boardroom, nervously laying out our materials, and contemplating how we -- an American girl and a Polish guy -- had landed ourselves in Paraguay to complete an economic report on the country for a British newspaper. In Spanish. Sure...
Fun Fact that isn’t fun at all: according to Ethnologue , there are currently about 7,105 living languages in the world today with one language dying out every fourteen days. WHAT?! For many who have been versed in only one language in their lives since they were young, learning...
Learning a foreign language is one of those things that people hope to accomplish one day, whether they’re an avid traveler or not. It opens up conversation with millions more people in the world , is a fantastic addition to any job resume and quite the personal success. No one...
Spanish immersion has been at the forefront of my mind lately, more often than usual (and not just because I’m writing this article!). My five year old niece just started at a dual Spanish immersion school here in Minneapolis this fall, and on her school’s letterhead is ‘building...
More Americans are studying abroad than ever before. At GoOverseas, we believe this is objectively a good thing. But, more and more students are doing so without learning the language of their host region while abroad. One of the most rewarding and enriching experiences a person...