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Reflections on HaMakuya

(If you need to catch up with Erin Wilkus’ blog series, you can find her other posts here: blog 1, blog 2, blog 3, blog 4, blog 5.) On August…

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Tourism and Translation

No soy un guía de turismo, pero interpreto a uno en la televisión. The sentence above is a word-for-word literal translation of the (tweaked-to-fit-the-context) English expression “I’m not a tour…

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Rosetta Stone in Iraq

The U.S. Army has made Rosetta Stone available for it’s soldiers for years. During my second tour in Iraq in 2005-2006, I was looking through the Army website and found…

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Rosetta Stone Software Helping Humanitarian Agency in Bringing Aid to War Torn Nations

We here at Mercy Ships have used your French lessons to prepare our team leaders for traveling to war torn African nations. The violence in Africa requires us to quickly…

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Rosetta Stone: Up and Running

I can honestly say that by the time the Rosetta Stone software was loaded on the computers, I was exhausted. I was also unsure of how the language-learning project would…

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Friends and Neighbours

Growing up bilingual, I was aware from a young age of “false friends.” Not the kind who borrow money and never pay you back, but words that look or sound…

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I Can Now Understand My In-laws! Well, Their Language at Least…

I was really surprised how easy learning another language was. I took a couple years of Spanish in college, but never really got very far with it. It wasn’t until…

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