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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.
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 Great Spirits: Becoming a French wine 'spécialiste'

In Great Spirits: Becoming a French wine 'spécialiste' 14 July 2014

Wine educator Sharona Tsubota lists the best ways to get acquainted with the world of French wine, from French wine fairs and wine tasting classes to self-guided wine tours in France.
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.

Xenophobe's® Guides: How to act French

10 June 2014
The French distinguish between rules and formalities: The former are to be ignored, while the latter strictly dictate French etiquette and behaviour.
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.
Becoming Madame: The secret to French allure

Becoming Madame: The secret to French allure 27 May 2014

French beauty is about optimising a woman's allure in an imperfect and seemingly effortless way. Embody French seductiveness with these top styling tips from Parisian locals.
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.
Sous Les Toits: Paris - the good, bad and 'je ne sais quoi'

Sous Les Toits: Paris - the good, bad and 'je ne sais quoi' 13 May 2014

After moving to Paris without a plan, Naomi celebrates her 'Paris-versary' by listing the good, the bad and the 'je ne sais quoi' points of living in the French capital.
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.
Letters from the Loire: The art of afternoon tea in France

Letters from the Loire: The art of afternoon tea in France 29 April 2014

Teresa Dolan shares her tips on how to prepare the perfect English afternoon tea while living in France.
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.

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