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One thing that I’ve always wondered is the possibility of learning the curriculum of a foreign country in the U.S. This would not be possible in the public school system, but would certainly be possible in some private schools. Are … Continue reading
One day the word ichigo came to mind, but I could not figure out the meaning of the word. It means strawberry! Chinese: 草莓 [ㄘㄠˇㄇㄟˊ] Japanese: 苺 (イチゴ) (ichigo) Korean: 딸기 (ddalgi) French: une fraise Remember to visit my other … Continue reading
We’re back to the original format for “Word of the Week” posts. Once a week, I explore a word in different languages. The word for this week is firefly, the little insect that lights up. Chinese: 螢火蟲 [ㄧㄥˊ ㄏㄨㄛˇ ㄔㄨㄥˊ] … Continue reading
I grew up in a Mac and Windows household. We had a pizza box Mac and a PC. I can’t remember why – probably a combination of what was used at school and what was needed at work. Now, I … Continue reading
Directions can be confusing in any language. Credit: Free images from acobox.com Left Chinese – 左 (zuo) Japanese – 左 (ひだり) (hidarí) Korean – 왼 (oen) French – gauche Hawaiian – hema Right Chinese – 右 (you) Japanese – 右 … Continue reading
Chinese – 花 (hua) Japanese – 花 (はな) (hana) Korean – 꽃 (kkot) French – une fleur Hawaiian – pua 這朵花好漂亮! This flower is beautiful! Credit: Free images from acobox.com
I like watching the show “NCIS: Los Angeles” on CBS. In the last episode of season 2, there was a great multilingual exchange between Callen (Chris O’Donnell) and Lauren (guest Claire Forlani). For those keeping track, the episode is episode … Continue reading
Chinese: 雞 (ji) Japanese: 鶏 (にわとり) (ni wa to ri) Korean: 닭 (dak) French: un poulet Credit: Free photos from acobox.com