Stories to help you write your story

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4 Billion people who speak a second language
3700000 students study abroad every year
60 Percent of all languages have origins in Asia and Africa
7000 Languages spoken around the world


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Fatma’s Story

Fatma grew up speaking Arabic in a Sudanese home. When...

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Hannah’s Story

“I worked hard to be mediocre…” but Hannah went on to become a much more effective learner. As an undergrad, she tested among the top ten students of Arabic in the U.S. and won prestigious funding and study opportunities.

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The Secret to Optimizing Your Language Practice Time

“A world in which deliberate practice is a normal part...

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