Month: February 2018

Learning Swahili Week 1

Hello everyone! Swahili has been on my list of languages for a while now and I’ve decided to finally start tackling it head-on. My reasons for learning Swahili aren’t too complicated but simple enough. One of the largest lingua franca in Africa – yes I’ll be in Africa […]

The importance of culture

Language Learning: The Importance of Culture

Language does not exist as a stand-alone being. It is fused with the lifestyle of a people and painted with an array of cultural beauty. The reason language transcends borders is not because of bridging the gap of communication but the gap in intercultural agility. I use the term “Agility” as means of defining how effectively an individual can grasp the cultural shift between worlds.