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Skills that Raise all Ships

Don’t be hesitant to learn new digital tools. Your studies may teach you not only that tool, but help you with software generally.  This can also be true of programming and societal languages. 316 more words

Let’s get down to the nitty-gritty: What can I do for you?

I was talking with a mum a little while ago and she was telling me about some of the challenges she was facing with her bilingual children at the moment, issues that I know only too well: the children (school-age) don’t want to speak their parents’ language, they hate going to Saturday language school, they are not responding to their parents’ efforts to get them to use their language, they have formed a negative opinion of their minority language and just want to be the same as all their friends… in short, they are right on the brink of language rejection. 1,641 more words

expressive emptiness

dominant white screen, empty
shouting loudly, forcing silent attention
the audience confuses, inconspicuous

prominent witness, realm of thoughts
silently creating, screen filling spectacle
the audience manifests, conspicuous

expressive emptiness

Philosophy Of Jos

Eisteddfod #2

I picked up some Czech hitchhikers on their holidays on my way to the Eisteddfod this year and was asked where I was headed: ‘What is the National Eisteddfod?’ It isn’t an easy question to answer, because the Eisteddfod Genedlaethol is so much more than simply a cultural festival. 1,762 more words


SERIOUSLY THE Best Buttermilk Pancake EVER|有史以來最好吃的酪奶美式煎餅

This pancake holds it’s shape beautifully, fluffy and tall yet moist and soft. I HAD to steal the recipe from Sean’s grandma because I don’t think I can live without this pancake. 297 more words

Bilingual 雙語文章

The Never Perfect World of Translation

I’m coming towards the end of my data analysis involving Chinese/Mandarin data. It has been an exhausting process of working in two languages, whether at the technical level of translation or the analytical work of making sense of utterances in one tongue and articulating the analysis in English. 1,145 more words