Monthly Archives: May 2014

Learning a Language in Today’s World

We live in an age of increasing globalization and multiculturalism. Linked by technology and travel, we must communicate with our global business partners. That is why learning another language is crucial for business success. In today’s world, deals are sealed … Continue reading

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BCLC Summer Camp

BCLC is excited to present the 2014 Summer Language Camp! BCLC teaches practical and fun classes in the Vietnamese and Chinese languages. Children ages 5 – 12 from the greater D.C. and Northern Virginia area will learn about the Vietnamese … Continue reading

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Chinese Cultural Tips: Dining at a Banquet

Want to dine with your Chinese colleagues or business partners? Here are a few tips that we at BCLC have prepared for you so that you can bridge the cultural divide when sharing a meal. 1. Following cues Follow what … Continue reading

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An Interview with a Vietnamese Instructor: Yen Nguyen

Yen Nguyen has been teaching since 1955, focusing on the French, English, and Vietnamese languages. A former employee of the U.S. Foreign Service Institute, where she taught Vietnamese language and culture, she currently heads the VIP language program at BCLC. … Continue reading

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