Video Interviews

Category: ‘Language learning’

Improving your language skills on the field

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

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Language acquisition is a social activity as much as a classroom activity. This missionary to Belgium relays how he and his wife came up with a creative way to bond to their new community.

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Should I go where I already know the language?

Monday, October 18th, 2010

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A lot of us learn some Spanish or French or German in high school, and may even further that language learning in college. Does that mean we should go as missionaries to Spain, France or Germany?

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How long does it take to learn a language?

Friday, August 20th, 2010

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An experienced missionary talks about how long it takes to become proficient in a language at different levels. Fluency in conversation is different than being able to talk with people on a spiritual level.

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Should I learn the language?

Monday, July 12th, 2010

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An experienced missionary talks about the importance of learning language in relationship to cross-cultural missions.

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