Wales is a real paradise when it comes to fascinating linguistic adventures. As I moved into my Chester apartment last summer, I was sure that my one-year stay at the edge of North Wales would bring loads of such adventures my way. Little did I know however, that there’ll be more to this than a fascinating insight into the lives of Welsh-speakers… In October 2017, … Continue reading Exploring Wales… in Esperanto!
YouTube is filled with foreign-language covers of famous songs: American hits in French, Latin American pop songs in English, classic Czech melodies in Polish. But how often do you see the Beatles, Leonard Cohen or Metallica covered in Udmurt, Greenlandic or Scottish Gaelic? Some of these hidden gems can show us a whole new side of the songs we already know, and are truly precious … Continue reading 10 Covers in Lesser-Known Languages You Should Listen To
As you know, I’m living the busy student life so I can’t always afford the luxury of doing some intensive language learning. There’s just no time for it. This doesn’t mean, however, that I give up on language learning altogether – that would be very unlike me! Instead, I just have to resort to some pretty unusual methods to keep up the work. The last time I found myself in … Continue reading In What Language Do You Facebook?