Tag Archives: English

What Foreign Language Do North Koreans Learn? English!

North Korea has been in the news in the past few days and weeks. Most of the attention has been negative; tensions have risen between North Korea and the United States. Not that this is new. The two countries have … Continue reading

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Idiocy at the State Department

I recently had the opportunity to watch a presentation by the State Department. Continue reading

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How Rick Santorum Ended Up Getting 8% in Puerto Rico

All in all, as stated before, place any group under the right adversarial circumstances, and it will vote very strongly for one side and against another. Rick Santorum, with his English comments, put Puerto Ricans in a very adversarial circumstance. A few days later Puerto Rico gave his opponent ten times the number of votes Santorum won. Continue reading

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A Fascinating Study on Mexican Immigrants Who Can’t Speak Spanish

What happens when Mexican immigrants can’t speak Spanish? Continue reading

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Why It’s Strange That Everybody in the United States Speaks English

Imagine you’re a tourist planning on visiting India. Determined not to be seen as culturally ignorant, you’ve decided to learn Hindi, the official language. As the plane lands in Bangalore, you are confident that you can speak in the native … Continue reading

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