December 5, 2018

  1. Foreign Language study creates more positive attitudes and less prejudice toward people who are different.

  2. Analytical skills improve when students study a foreign language.

  3. Business skills plus foreign language skills make an employee more valuable in the...

November 28, 2018

1. “In the House” (Dans la maison)

Director François Ozon is often associated with “New French Extremism” and the cinéma du corps (cinema of the body), both of which commonly refer to films of an edgy, transgressive nature. However, Ozon and many of the other direc...

November 6, 2018

The term Third Culture Kid was first conceived in the 1950s by American social researchers Ruth and John Useem to define individuals who were raised in a culture different to that of their parents’ culture during their developmental years. As explained by Andrea M. Moo...

October 31, 2018

Feminine or masculine, that is the question you often ask yourself as a French learner. After hours trying to figure out why “cheveux” (hair) is masculine and “chaise” (chair) feminine, you came to the inevitable conclusion: the gender of French nouns was randomly chos...

May 14, 2018

RoLa is here to help you make your mothers feel special on this important day by teaching you how to express your love in five different languages! Read on for different ways to say “Happy Mother’s Day” and information about how different countries celebrate.

Mother’s D...

April 25, 2018

Distance is quickly becoming irrelevant as a result of advances in information technology. The world is becoming somewhat borderless; people, cultures, and their languages are all just a click away. Small wonder then that companies as well as their current or prospecti...

April 17, 2018

 "If you brush up on key words and phrases before traveling to a new country, you will save yourself time and money. Before leaving on a recent trip to Italy, I made sure I knew how to order certain food staples (coffee and croissants) and ask basic directions. Instead...

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