The NSLI-Y program languages include Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), Indonesian, Hindi, Korean, Persian (Tajiki), Russian and Turkish. Listed below are all multimedia stories written, and shared by NSLI-Y students, alumni, partners, and supporters. These stories include all NSLI-Y program languages and are ordered chronologically from the most recent post.
Alumni and current students, join the conversation by submitting your own story.
Click on a language below to see stories and media related to a specific NSLI-Y program language:
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The NSLI-Y Host Family Connection Collaboration
Halden is from Pinehurst, NC and participated in the China Summer 2018 and Taiwan AY 2020-2021 programs.
Two Alums Awarded the 2021 Thomas R. Pickering Fellowship
John Leake (Russian Summer 2014) and Mary Bohn (Korean Academic Year 2013-14) were recently awarded the 2021 Thomas R. Pickering Fellowship. The Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Fellowship is a U.S. Department of State program...
The Truth about NSLI-Y!
MacKenna is from St. Louis, MO and an alumna of the 2019 Korean Summer program in Seoul, South Korea. Getting accepted to NSLI-Y, attending orientation a few months later, and hopping onto a plane to Seoul, Seoul Korea was a whirlwind.
Memories of a Summer Spent Learning Korean
Helen is from Baltimore, MD and an alumna of the Korean 2020 Virtual Summer Intensive program. Reflecting on this past summer, I find that I don’t think of the sticky humidity of July or the salty spray of ocean foam. Instead, I think of the five weeks I spent as a NSLI-Y VSI student...
From Student to Teacher: Joanna’s NSLI-Y Journey Comes Full Circle
Joanna is from North Carolina and an alumna of the 2009 Korean Academic Year program in Seoul, South Korea. She also served as a Korean Instructor for the 2020 Korean Virtual Summer Intensive Program...
Experiencing Korean Culture Virtually
Marguerite is from Paramus, NJ and an alumna of the Korean 2020 Virtual Summer Intensive program. You would think that it is impossible to experience a culture virtually. That’s definitely what I thought when I heard that NSLI-Y would be going virtual. I was pleasantly surprised to find out that there would be multiple cultural activities...
Learning Korean Virtually: A Reflection
Karim is from Tampa, FL and an alumnus of the Korean 2020 Virtual Summer Intensive program. Throughout the months of July and August, Karim took on the adventure