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TALKING STORY ABOUT POUNDING-TARO LANGUAGE

In case you’re wondering: no, I won’t be writing about the language people use while pounding taro. Does such language even exist? Anyway, I’ll be writing about ʻōlelo paʻi ʻai, better known as Hawaiian Pidgin. 702 more words

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NOBODY’S AND SOMEBODY’S NATIVE LANGUAGE IN MELANESIA

Pidgin and creole languages. You have heard about them, right? While the names sound familiar to most people, only some know what exactly hides behind these terms. 731 more words

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destruction mode.

when i first met husb he had the letters ‘dsk’ all over his schoolbooks, bebo profile, and his garage-room. dsk reflects how i’m feeling and how fucking desperate i am to keep depression away. 105 more words

Anxiety

THE DESCENDANTS

They say that a picture is worth a thousand words. And they are probably right. Anything with colours, lines, dots, or arrows just stays in our heads better. 682 more words

Language

MARSHALLESE 4.0: GRAMMAR, BABY!

Io̗kwe!

Ej et am̗ mour? Elukkuun em̗m̗an As you can see, I really mastered all the basic phrases. The truth is, I’ve been repeating them day after day for the past couple of months, so I guess it’s not that big of an achievement. 716 more words

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Inspired to act- owning it

Post Links to PTC2– demonstrate commitment to promoting the well-being of all ākonga

PTC4– demonstrate commitment to ongoing professional learning and development of personal professional practice  793 more words

PTC4

A PSA TO WHITE PEOPLE, EXPATRIATES & WELL-MEANING TOURISTS

I’ve been binge watching Departures because it’s that time of year when they put new episodes on Netflix and I had to fill my time with something until The Get Down pt 2 came out. 548 more words

Cultural Tourism