Tag: Motivation

Representation of The Speaking Barrier With a Rubix Cube

Language Learning: The Speaking Barrier

The fact is that speaking is naturally harder than everything else in the language learning journey. It is also one of the final stepping stones in the journey. When we try to utter sounds we aren’t familiar with, we either butcher them completely or we replace the sound with the closest thing we know by association.

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.