The Reality of Integrated Studies – API Blog

Today’s blog post comes to us from University of Rhode Island student & API blogger Samantha Martins! She’s enrolled in our Integrated Studies with Spaniards program. She’s opening up on the highs & lows of learning Spanish this semester in Salamanca. When people talk about going abroad, I’ve always heard amazing things. People talk about […]

Take Spanish, Portuguese or Mandarin lessons while teaching or volunteering abroad!

Take Spanish, Portuguese or Mandarin lessons while teaching or volunteering abroad! Motivations for living abroad are unique to you. In our experience, an overwhelming number of people who embark on an API experience say one of their top objectives is to improve foreign language skills. While deciding which API teach or volunteer program is right […]

Lost in Translation

The Italian language is perhaps the most beautiful language in terms of sound. Some Italian grammar rules are solely based on the harmony of letters. But besides the melody, Italian words often have a colloquial meaning and history–most of which lose their meaning in translation. Below are some of my favorite words in Italian. These […]

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