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Being Multilingual: Multilingual rudeness

Being Multilingual: Multilingual rudeness

30 September 2014   2 comments
Linguist Madalena Cruz-Ferreira discusses how attempts at 'multilingual rudeness' can go astray without learning the other vital clues associated with language.
Unfold Conflicts: Dealing with cultural conflicts at work

Unfold Conflicts: Dealing with cultural conflicts at work 16 September 2014

Louise Dancet discusses how cultural differences can easily lead to conflicts at work, and how expats can avoid cultural clashes in a multicultural work environment.
In Germany, A Broad: Should you learn German? Um, yes.

In Germany, A Broad: Should you learn German? Um, yes. 2 September 2014

Kari Martindale explains how important it is for expats to learn the language of their new country, even if you only plan to live abroad for a few years.
The most common expat complaints‏

The most common expat complaints‏ 29 July 2014

Moving abroad can be tough as you attempt to integrate into a new language and culture. Hollie Mantle takes a look at some of the most common expat complaints.
In search of the world’s healthiest diets

In search of the world’s healthiest diets 14 July 2014

Emily McLaren searches through a wide variety of the world's cuisines in an attempt to discover the healthiest diets in the world.

Dancing in the Fountain: Hosting guests from abroad

17 June 2014
When you live abroad, your home becomes a hotspot destination. Karen McCann discusses the best strategies for dealing with houseguests who overstay their welcome.

My Life in Lederhosen: Getting naked in Germany

10 June 2014
Germany's relaxed attitude towards nudity may make body-conscious expats think twice about western attitudes towards the naked human body.
Grounded Traveler: First 7 questions in expat conversations

Grounded Traveler: First 7 questions in expat conversations 3 June 2014

As an expat living in Europe, Andrew Couch lists the first seven questions that commonly come up when talking with an expat.
In Germany, A Broad: The German language learning curve

In Germany, A Broad: The German language learning curve 27 May 2014

Skilled at German pantomime? Flapping your arms to indicate you want 'bird food' is just one part of the German language learning curve.
European Mama: Debunking multilingual language delay

European Mama: Debunking multilingual language delay 20 May 2014

Why are multilingual children expected to have a language delay? Having raised two trilingual daughters, Olga sets out 10 reasons why this multilingual myth persists.
Itchy Feet: Fumbling with foreign languages

Itchy Feet: Fumbling with foreign languages 6 May 2014

If you're learning a foreign language, you'll be familiar with the amusing challenges involved with assimilating into a new country abroad.
Tips for moving abroad with your family

Tips for moving abroad with your family 29 April 2014

Turn relocating abroad into a positive experience for your family with these tips for making an international move with children.
Expat employment in Europe's main cities

Expat employment in Europe's main cities 22 April 2014

Take a glimpse into expat professional life in main cities across Europe, based on a survey of 11,500 expats living in international hotspots from Brussels to Madrid to Zurich.
Enjoy Living Abroad: Home is where the laptop is

Enjoy Living Abroad: Home is where the laptop is 22 April 2014

Dare to pack it all up and move abroad? Lindsay and Ross share insight into how to manage an international nomadic lifestyle while maintaining a professional working life.
Itchy Feet: Germany's Old Man Winter

Itchy Feet: Germany's Old Man Winter 15 April 2014

Germany's Old Man Winter often outstays his welcome - if he was ever welcome in the first place.

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