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Basotho Twin Burial Ritual

Mirror, Mirror: when I look into a mirror it is her face I see. Her right is my left, double moles, dimple and all. My right is her left, unblemished- Unknown…

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The Kingdom of Lesotho

Welcome to Maseru, the capital of the tiny Kingdom of Lesotho located inside of South Africa. Before saying “yes” to squad leading Gap G, I have to be honest, I didn’t know this country existed. 406 more words

World Race Gap Year

The Highest Country in the World - Becky

The other times I was not in a hotel, but was invited to stay with one of the project officers.  Becky Banton had been working in Lesotho when I first visited, but had not been recruited by Sentebale.  583 more words

The Highest Country In The World

The Project: An Introduction

Hello and welcome to linguisticsmattersblog, a proposal for the integration of basic linguistic analysis in language education.

Learning a new language can be challenging. I, myself, have always felt like I am a skilled language learner; I pick words and phrases up quickly and can usually converse with locals to at least barter to score some cheap Ugg boots for a sweet deal. 792 more words

How my people dance

I recently attended Ubuntu Cultural Celebration in Pretoria, South Africa. The event showcased different ethnic groups through dance, music and traditional attire. I feel strongly about celebrating what is uniquely South African and African, so this was right up my alley. 233 more words

Blogging

WordPower @ The Hub

WordPower is a new literacy program launching at The Hub in September 2016.

Participants of the program will meet once a week to read and discuss fiction, poetry and plays by writers from around the world, and will be engaged in writing exercises that will encourage creative and personal expression. 79 more words

Education