Tag: language

Signing up for Lengua de Signos Española

Some English-language assistants find themselves at Spanish schools where Euskara or Catalan is the norm. At my high school, however, the most common second language isn’t English or…

What Language Do You Two Speak?

“Iva” or “Iba”? “Haber” or “a ver”? At least I’ve got “tejer” down. One question that I get a lot from friends is, “What language do you and your boyfriend speak?”…

anchors away

While their classmates vowed to make 2012 the year of the nail-clipper,   …two students rang in the new year with this mantra: (You could say we’re in the same…

When in Majorca, do as the Majorcans do

Before you arrive, here are 4 tips for visiting the island. 1) Brush up on your Majorcan. I hesitated the first time I stood outside of the bathroom:…

Accents

“Tienes un acento. Tú de donde eres?” “You have an accent. Where are you from?” I was suddenly flustered, conscious of not only my strange accent but also…