Itchy Feet: Fumbling with foreign languages

Itchy Feet: Fumbling with foreign languages

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

 

 

 

 

Reprinted with permission from Itchy Feet.

Itchy Feet: Malachi RempenMalachi Rempen is an American filmmaker, author, photographer and cartoonist. Born in Switzerland and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico, he fled Los Angeles after film school and 'expatted' it in France, Morocco, Italy, and now Berlin, Germany, where he lives with his Italian fiancée. Itchy Feet is his weekly cartoon chronicle of travel, language learning, and life as an expat.

 

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4 Comments To This Article

  • Cindy posted:

    on 19th May 2014, 09:58:56 - Reply

    Living in Kaiserslautern....my god, these cartoons are amazingly accurate!! Love them:)
  • carrico posted:

    on 12th May 2014, 18:06:16 - Reply

    Nah, you're spot-on. In fact 'timeless.' Our Berlin (West) experiences were mid-80's, lived a couple of blocks from die Mauer. A sardonic humor helped us 'cope.' Vielleicht.
  • ana posted:

    on 11th May 2014, 11:32:16 - Reply

    Thanks! These have all happened to me. Glad to know I'm not the only one.
  • carrico posted:

    on 9th May 2014, 16:06:13 - Reply

    Great >/> stuff!