Famous Speakers of Tibetan?

  • Dalai Lama - Nobel Peace Prize Winner
  • Samten Karmay - scholar
  • Tsering Woeser - writer, poet, and recipient of International Women of Courage Award
  • Jamyang Norbu - author of “The Mandala of Sherlock Holmes”
  • Pema Bhum - writer
  • Tashi Tsering - historian Pema Tseden - filmmaker

Learn these Tibetan phrases!

Why Learn A World Language?

  • In the increasingly globalized world, the knowledge of a world language becomes an indispensable skill important not only for individual enrichment, but also for the broadening employment opportunities.

  • According to a study from the University of Chicago, knowledge of a world language helps you boost decision-making skills.

  • Students who study world languages score higher on standardized tests, as a study from York University in Toronto showed. Students who study a world language for at least one year score an average of 38 points higher on the SATs.

  • Knowledge of a world language increases your chances of landing a good job, as the recent poll of The Economist showed. An MIT study shows that people who know two or more languages earn an average of $128,000 more over their lifetimes.

  • Learning a second language has compelling health benefits, as suggested by a study from York University in Toronto that connects prevention of the onset of dementia with foreign language learning.