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DLS Chooses Fisher House for our Annual Holiday Giving

What can be said about Fisher House that hasn’t been said before? This is easily one of the most respected charity organizations for veterans, with over 25 years of service helping veterans families or... Read More

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Better to learn Simplified or Traditional Chinese Characters?

The answer really depends on where you will be traveling to --- the Simplified Chinese characters are used in Mainland China and Singapore while Traditional Chinese characters are used in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau and by most overseas Chinese. Learners are often intimidated by how complicated traditional Chinese characters look, but they...


How Much Does Grammar Count in a Speaking Test?

Some students’ experience in language classes might make them feel that correct grammar is everything. That’s not true at all, but in a test of speaking proficiency, grammar does count in at least two ways. Before describing how grammar counts there comes the question: What is grammar anyway? People will say sheepishly, “I don’t...


How to Kick Back and Relax! (Really)

Life is stressful. Everyone has reasons to be stressed on a daily basis – job, family, illnesses, finances, car, house, pets….the list goes on. Add to our daily stresses the contention we see every time we read or watch the news – regardless of your political affiliation – and it’s easy to become overwhelmed.  But...


In The Community

Bright and early on Saturday, May 11, DLS employees, friends, and family gathered at the National Mall in support of the 23rd annual Susan G. Komen Global Race for the Cure in Washington, D.C. Upon their arrival, and the donning of bright pink t-shirts, the group became “Team DLS for the Cure” and proceeded to either walk or run a 5K, (1.3 mile) route that wrapped around D.C.’s Tidal Basin.


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