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Category Archives: Youth Programs

You’d Be Remiss to Miss This Swiss Bliss

Guten Tag, Bonjour and Buongiorno! Besides being the land of fine cheeses, chocolate and chic ski chalets, Switzerland is also the home to many tongues.  The most commonly spoken languages are Swiss dialects of German, followed by French and Italian, and even Romansch, a language only spoken in remote cantons.  This plethora of languages makes […]

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IBM Take Your Child to Work Day

Ever wonder where mom or dad goes all those hours every day?  At IBM in Rochester, Minnesota,  kids get a chance to accompany their parents to work.  We were cordially invited to make a display booth there and an activity for the kids.  Luckily, I had a “language wheel” handy!  We have “hello” in fifteen […]

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Raspberries, Glorious Raspberries Everywhere!

Greetings,  friends. It has been quite awhile since I’ve updated.  I’ve been a busy man!  Amidst my travels across the sea, I may have lost the notion that perhaps my own country has some interesting events to offer.  Just then, I stumbled upon the hamlet of Hopkins, Minnesota, where they have an obsession with the […]

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International Day and 50th Birthday Extravaganza

Guten Tag! It’s a very special day in Waldsee, Germany, where we are celebrating 50 years of uber-awesome cultural and language immersion.  I cruised across the North Sea from Oslo to take part in this very unique ceremony, where delegates from around the world gathered to showcase their talents.  Each representative village decorated a candle […]

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A Soviet Summer

привет, Comrades! My name is Zvi and I’ve just had the adventure of a lifetime in Russia!  It was quite a thrill seeing the majestic forests of the North and the sunny shores of Lake Baykal, the world’s deepest freshwater lake.  Upon arrival in Moscow, I was immediately greeted with a lovely breakfast of breads, […]

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