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Language Exchange Notes: The Trump Phenomenon

I was a little terrified when my language exchange partner suggested “The Trump Phenomenon” as our topic last week. Politics is a rather difficult subject even in English (I’m not the most politically inclined person in the world) and while I don’t particularly side with either candidate, I suppose there’s always a risk of hurting feelings when it comes to election talks. 305 more words


Language Exchange Notes: Diversity in the Media

So I had another language exchange last Thursday with my partner. It was my turn to choose a topic so in light of Matt Damon’s new movie, “The Great Wall”, we decided on talking about diversity in Hollywood. 532 more words


Language Exchange Notes: BLM and Racism

Hi guys! I’m a little late with my language exchange report. Last Thursday I met my language partner and we discussed the Black Lives Matter movement and racism in both Korea and America. 397 more words


Family Fortunes: Living with a host family

If you’re heading on your travels with the aim of improving your language skills (I’m looking at you, year abroaders), don’t forget the oft-overlooked host family. 689 more words


Language Exchange Notes: Pokemon GO

Yesterday I had another session with my language exchange partner, and I got to pick the topic this time. Having kind of exhausted myself with talking about drunk driving last time, I opted for a slightly more fun and relaxing topic, Pokemon Go (and also digital detox on the other end of the spectrum). 330 more words


Language Exchange Notes: Drunk Driving

I had my first Korean language exchange in what seems like ages yesterday and my takeaway?

By the end of this, I’m either going to be really good at Korean. 435 more words