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Die Bestimmung: Kapitel 34-36

If you’re not sure what’s going on in this post, read the introduction here. If you want the vocabulary I’ve collected from the book, … 769 more words


10 Reasons to Learn a Foreign Language (Guest Post)

Mark-Anthony Villaflor of 365TravelDates, guest blogs today, sharing great reasons to learn a foreign language. And, this Thursday at 2:30 ET on #CultureTrav, we’ll be discussing Language: “Lost in Translation,” so this is a good reminder of the importance of learning foreign languages! 1,233 more words


Watch: Kermode Uncut: Animation Translation

Mark Kermode discusses dubbing versus subtitles in foreign language animation.

Where do you stand on the issue? Would you like to hear the original language and actors or do you find subtitles distracting?

Mark Kermode

I have an accent because I have another first language.

I have an accent because I have another first language and this is part of my identity.

The “native speaker” very often seems to occupy a role of prestige in interactions. 256 more words

Intercultural Communication

Virunga ★★★★

Virunga is the home of the last mountain gorillas in the world. Threatened by rebel militia, poachers and capitalistic enterprises seeking to reap the rich rewards of the land of eastern Congo. 347 more words


Languages Building Friendships

Many students on campus are taking foreign language classes, and this last quarter I began learning Japanese, and it has been fantastic! The language is lovely and so is the culture of Japan, but what is really interesting to me is how foreign language classes seem to draw people together. 313 more words

Ambassadors 2014-2015

Georgia on my mind

D brought a guide book with him to Tbilisi, but hardly looked at it. D’s local coworkers were eager to introduce him to Georgian culture, and his American officemate took him to all her favorite restaurants. 511 more words