Australia’s painful colonial past stole an entire generation of Aboriginal youth. Today, their rediscovered artwork tells their stories.
They’re strangely reflective of the year.
Without a strong cell phone signal in certain areas, this historical whistling language is working its way back to the forefront of Turkey.
A reformed perfectionist details her experience learning a new language, while facing her fear of stumbling over her Spanish.
From Bollywood movies to offices, Hinglish has penetrated every section of India. Here are a few phrases of this hybrid language for a quick introduction.
We’ve experienced kuchisabishii—the act of mindlessly snacking not because we’re hungry, but because our mouth feels lonely—probably more than a few times during this pandemic. We might recognize the feeling of dangubiti—when we’ve spent another day being unproductive and purposeless—during a few of those hopeless quarantine days. We’ve also probably felt resfeber—a rush of anxiety … Continued
Moving to a foreign country is just the first step.
Having this privilege does not mean we are horrible people. But it does mean there are barriers and obstacles we do not face due to our language.
Even if your days of high school Spanish class are long behind you, you can still learn a new language.
The difference between knowing a language and speaking it as a native speaker is being able to master the idioms.