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Sight Word Reading Tree

Nicholas has started showing an interest in reading again. We have not had much luck with sight words in the past – for the last year he has been stubbornly refusing to do more than sound out 3- and 4-letter words. 119 more words

Education Unfettered

Ever thought about learning Chinese?|来学点中国话吧?

Have you ever thought about taking some language lessons? Or let’s be specific, have you ever considered to learn some Chinese?

You know it’s kinda important nowadays. 942 more words

Chinese; Mandarin; Cantonese;

From the Ground Up, Again

By Richard Gretsky

Badi Vila is one of the Bible translators for the Tairuma people. Recently, in her home area of Kerema, Papua New Guinea, land has become a hot commodity. 369 more words

Bible Translation

Linguistic Discrimination in Latin America

An article published by the World Bank has highlighted the difficulties faced by millions of Latin Americans who do not speak Spanish or Portuguese. Even though their first language is indigenous to the country they live in, many people are being excluded from employment, health, educational and social opportunities because they do not speak Spanish or Portuguese, which were introduced to South America during the colonial period. 37 more words

Reblog : The Watches Of The Dark

Faithful readers,
In honour of William Shakespeare’s birthday, I thought I’d reblog this effort at ‘Shakespearean language’.
I hope you like it.


Though shy, thou art, 103 more words


Jailbreak the Patriarchy

Last month I wrote about the Stereotype Threat on STEMinist, and I specifically mentioned language and how we speak about scientists, engineers etc. Some good discussion came from this both on the website, but also among my friends on facebook. 177 more words


Introduction to Indonesian Alphabet and Letters(Indonesian 101)

As I said in the previous post that I am going to post more things related to Indonesian language and Indonesian culture. So, let’s get started with the foundation of all languages, which is the writing and reading system. 597 more words

Language Learning