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Languages are hard

Recently, I read a blog entry that mentioned study techniques and I got hung up on the bit about learning a language. I started to write a novel in her comments before realizing that I should just blog about it! … Continue reading

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Arabic for Dummies: The Swears

Everybody always says that swears are the first words you start to pick up on in a foreign language. Or maybe they say that they’re the ones you should pick up. Either way, I am very capable of insulting someone … Continue reading

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Linguistic imperialism

I’ve recently found myself browsing tons of blogs of people teaching abroad. And while they’re of course very interesting, they’ve also caused me to question the very idea of teaching abroad. I find the stock photos of a white girl … Continue reading

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