I can now, not only understand my patients when they tell me their (sometimes quite convoluted) stories of their symptoms, but I can ask questions about the past, the present…Read More
Travel along as language learners share tales of far-flung adventures.
I felt that learning French would be a daunting task as I had no background with the language, and I didn’t understand a single word. Nevertheless, when my Rosetta Stone…Read More
The last time I was in Paris, I met a French Nobel laureate. We had a long discussion about how language influences the way we think. One question we pondered…Read More
The words for “coffee” in English, Korean, Chinese, Japanese, and Spanish all point to the same thing, and yet their pronunciations differ ever so slightly in each language. These words,…Read More
Every summer since immigrating to the United States, I’ve spent the month of August in Bulgaria, visiting family and traveling the country. This year, I also had the chance to…Read More