Join Us on the #AbroadLessTraveled

We are celebrating IEW using the hashtags #AbroadLessTraveled and #IEW2018. If you haven’t already, share your photos of traveling off the beaten path with us on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook! To get you inspired, here are three blogs that embody #AbroadLessTraveled. Tajikistan's Unfettered Nature – Ellie was a participant on the Eurasian Regional Language Program …

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Happy International Education Week!

Happy International Education Week! International Education Week (IEW) is an opportunity to celebrate international exchange and education worldwide. Every year, the U.S Department of State and Department of Education highlight programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future participants from abroad to study, learn, and exchange life experiences. Here at American Councils …

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Taiwan’s Unique Art Scene

Check out these photos from Landry's time in Taiwan! Pier-2 Art Center, located in Taiwan’s Kaohsiung City, is a must-go place for art. The city is just a short train ride away from National Cheng Kung University where I studied, so I spent many Friday evenings enjoying the city’s lively art scene. Pier-2 is right …

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Reflections on Language and Culture

For the entirety of my college career (three years so far, plus change) I’ve made studying Chinese Language and Culture my focus. In doing so, I’ve come to know many other students undertaking the same path of study, both at my home institution and at others around the United States. Many of them root their …

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Two Months to Shape a Lifetime

你好!我叫李小龙!It was my honor to have been accepted into the Taiwan Intensive Summer Language Program earlier this year; and being almost halfway through the program already, I hope I am making my mentors proud. I will continue to push my language abilities, writing as many notecards for new vocabulary and phrases until my pen runs …

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