Monthly Archives: January 2011

Traveling Light: How to choose a travel bag…

I just took a four day trip, involving domestic air travel-not that it matters anymore-the domestic security procedures in many countries are the same as international flights. My bag went through two security checks in route to the plane.  At the airport entrance, my bag was subject to xray scanning and I walked through the…

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Language Learning without a “method”

I regularly receive sites and emails about different approaches to language learning, but Language Hacker is something incredibly helpful.  Here is a practictioner who shares from his experience of learning language via immersion and communication.  Not only is this site helpful to language learners, it’s also incredibly encouraging. Before beginning a new language and before…

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Prospering in Cross Cultural Spaces

Prospering in another culture is learning how to celebrate difference. (Duane Elmer) All of us are products of our cultural background and upbringing.  Even if we grew up in a number or cultural contexts, we have been affected by those contexts. Our worldviews have likely also been shaped by our background and experiences.  Our worldview…

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