Teaching English In China

The demand for English teachers all over the world is growing quickly. As more countries interact with each other through business and other types of communication, the need for English speakers in foreign lands is growing. And nowhere is this need greater than in China. If you’re considering […]

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.