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Gimme a Break: Why We’re Making the Switch to Part-Time Travel — Discover

While this doesn’t have much to do with linguistics or ELL, I think it is crucial (and something I would I could have and would have done) in understanding where students heritage is. 81 more words

Bilingual Students

Learning Through Shock!

I have been in Canada for almost a month now.

Usually after that time I am well adjusted and most things do not surprise me anymore in regards to the differences between a North American life and European one. 357 more words

Cross Cultural Living

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So I have officially been back in the United States for a little over two weeks and I do not want to be here. Don’t get me wrong, I like being back with friends and family, but nothing could replace traveling all over Europe.  367 more words


Culture Shock

The highest education is that which does not merely give us information but makes our life in harmony with all existence
– Rabindranath Tagore

Moving country also means moving culture. 271 more words

Reverse Culture Shock (Oh, Canada)

Yesterday I wrote that I was going to talk about the culture shock I’ve had upon coming back to Canada. Some refer to it as “Reverse Culture Shock”. 795 more words


12th post: Surviving Survivor, (still not) Socially Survived

It’s been a month, 5 weeks of me living alone, the so-called trained myself to be self-reliant, standing on my own. Everything went smooth exactly what I had imagined, unless my procrastinator trait and f-ing (pardon my word) hellish social life, they didn’t work. 553 more words


Breathing Deeply

I have had quite a few people ask me how it feels to be back in the States, to be back “home”.  So I got to thinking about how I could explain it for someone who had never lived overseas for a long period of time.  665 more words