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Phonics - poem

Thanks to everyone who liked and followed last weeks post. Seems like my most popular posts are poems, so I’ve written another one. Hope you like it. 92 more words

Dutch 101

The time has come for me to start to learn Dutch – actually, this post is a bit overdue as I started classes almost 4 months ago.   507 more words

Expat Life

Experience, or the Lack Thereof

I’m not talking about sex. Let’s throw that pun away out of the gate.

I’m talking about applying new knowledge to the real world. Rick Drumm, former CEO of D’addario Inc. 447 more words

DigiLit

You Sell Jimmies with Your Ice Scream?!?

 (Photosource: mr-sprinkles.com)

Learning the diversity of consumers is one of the utmost important challenges marketers face when creating campaigns internationally or even within a country.  922 more words

Technology, Media, And Culture

Laconic [Adj.]

Using as few words as possible; pithy and concise.

From Latin adjective Lacōnicus meaning ‘Spartan‘, from Ancient Greek Λακωνικός. Laconia was the region inhabited and ruled by the Spartans, who were known for their brevity in speech.

History

A textbook to start

While I am not a big fan of textbooks and think that they are not the most efficient way to study a new language, they still can be of some help in the beginning. 254 more words

Cantonese

Minister's answers on Primary Language programme unacceptable

The Minister of Education is withdrawing supplementary funding from primary schools to teach languages tomorrow. This decision is ludicrous, for many obvious reasons – you need to learn languages young; you need languages to trade (and create jobs); you need languages to open your mind to other ways of seeing and experiencing things. 165 more words

Politics