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Announcing World to the Wise Academy!

You perhaps already know my blog, or my podcast, or maybe the cultural tours my wife Becky and I lead in the summers. In the same vein of promoting cultural intelligence, we are happy to announce World to the Wise Academy, where we will initially be offering courses on foreign language learning, and later various […]

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Raising Children to be Bilingual

Statistics show that about 43% of the world’s population speaks at least two languages. Before you get even more intimidated, however, realize that much of this is by necessity, often because of geographic location or the ethnicity one is born into. In this episode, we sit down with two moms who are teaching their children […]

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Riding a Bike and Learning a Language

A student of mine recently sent me this video. Find out what riding a bike and learning a foreign language have in common: We English speakers often have the mistaken notion that a) we’re just not gifted in the area of foreign language, or b) we’ll just check that off our list in high school […]

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