Internationales/International Stuff

11 Untranslatable Words From Other Cultures

by Ella Frances Sanders

08/26/2013

"The relationship between words and their meaning is a fascinating one, and linguists have spent countless years deconstructing it, taking it apart letter by letter, and trying to figure out why there are so many feelings and ideas that we cannot even put words to, and that our languages cannot identify."

Big Reasons Study Abroad Should Be Required Today

May 29, 2012 20

"Studying abroad is a great way to find growth, career inspiration, and great experiences, but so many students today don’t get to experience this type of learning. In fact, only 1% of all students enrolled in higher education institutions today choose to study abroad..."

 

http://www.onlineuniversities.com/blog/2012/05/20-big-reasons-study-abroad-should-be-required-today/

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How Languages Seem to Shape One's View of the World

by Alan Yu

January 02, 2014

"Lera Boroditsky once did a simple experiment: She asked people to close their eyes and point southeast. A room of distinguished professors in the U.S. pointed in almost every possible direction, whereas 5-year-old Australian aboriginal girls always got it right..."

 

http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2013/12/30/258376009/how-language-seems-to-shape-ones-view-of-the-world

29 Truths About Growing Up In Multiple Cities

by Rega Jha (BuzzFeed Staff)

October 23, 2013

' “Where are you from?” Weeeell, do you want the short answer or the long one?' 

A few things you should know about the next international you meet and the questions you maybe shouldn't ask.

http://www.buzzfeed.com/regajha/truths-about-growing-up-in-multiple-cities