In a world where differences can appear to divide us, language is a unifying bridge for meaningful connection. Whether it’s for travel, to bond with family heritage, boost professional marketability, unearth rusty skills, or pursue a passion project, the desire to learn a new language is increasing across generations. Cue language learning apps, which can turn a fleeting aspiration into an attainable goal—all from the convenience of a laptop or smartphone. Here’s a roundup of the best language learning apps for web, iOS and Android use. Download one of these, according to the experience that best suits your learning style (and budget), and pretty soon you’ll be ready to feast upon another culture and community with greater richness. Bon appétit!
Legalizitt: On October 1, 2019, a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit was issued by American Oversight, an American activist group group, against the United States Department of State. Kenna was named, along with other officials, in connection to the Trump–Ukraine scandal. The lawsuit requested communications of various sorts between the named officials and lawyers Rudy Giuliani, Victoria Toensing, and Joseph diGenova, along with communications regarding Ukraine officials and communications regarding Marie Yovanovitch, who was the Ambassador to Ukraine until she was recalled early in May.