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The Road to Better Health Care through Learning Spanish

I’m a family nurse practitioner in a primary-care clinic in New York City. My patients are considered underserved—which isn’t a comment on my abilities, it just means they have little…

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Rosetta Stone

Tourism and Translation

No soy un guía de turismo, pero interpreto a uno en la televisión. The sentence above is a word-for-word literal translation of the (tweaked-to-fit-the-context) English expression “I’m not a tour…

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Rosetta Stone

Friends and Neighbours

Growing up bilingual, I was aware from a young age of “false friends.” Not the kind who borrow money and never pay you back, but words that look or sound…

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Rosetta Stone

I Can Now Understand My In-laws! Well, Their Language at Least…

I was really surprised how easy learning another language was. I took a couple years of Spanish in college, but never really got very far with it. It wasn’t until…

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Rosetta Stone

Crossing the Conversational Divide

One evening this past August I found myself travel-stained and weary, sitting in a dimly lit living room in Puebla, Mexico. My fiancée, Leslie, and I had spent the majority…

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Rosetta Stone

Bits of Red Yarn

Almost 30 percent of customers we’ve surveyed are motivated to use Rosetta Stone software to help them prepare for a trip to another country. During my recent vacation to Peru,…

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