One Woman: A Song for UN Women. Google Translate: 10 reasons why it's no match for learning a language. The number of British universities offering specialist modern-language courses is in sharp decline.
Is it possible that this collapse might be partly down to the rise of free software such as Google Translate? After all, why waste several years of your life perfecting every last conversational nuance of a second language when you can listlessly prod "CAN I HAVE SOME CHIPS? " on to your phone and then wave a screen reading "POSSO TER UM POUCO CHIPS?
" in the face of a disappointed Portuguese waiter? Obviously, this is terribly misguided. 1 Google Translate is only good when there's internet. 2 If Google Translate had been responsible for the English version of The Girl From Ipanema (originally, in Portuguese, Garota de Ipanema), Frank Sinatra would have had to croon "Girl in the golden body, sun From Ipanema, The It swung its more than a poem", which doesn't really scan as well. 3 If everybody relied on Google Translate, exchange trips would become a thing of the past. Quiz: The 36 Questions That Lead to Love. Set I 1.
Given the choice of anyone in the world, whom would you want as a dinner guest? 2. Would you like to be famous? In what way? 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 3 American habits I lost when I moved to Finland. A YEAR AGO, I moved to Helsinki with my Finnish wife Johanna and our one-year-old son.
I had a feeling that moving to Finland would change me. I just didn’t know how until recently. Like you, many of my habits have been shaped by my culture of origin. In Finland, I’m navigating across a different cultural landscape and I’m watching several of my American habits slip away. I don’t mind being naked with strangers In the land of 3.3 million saunas, it is inevitable that you will eventually find yourself naked with people you don’t know. I didn’t realize that I had reached this level of Finnishness until last month.
I explained that Finns go naked — but men and women have separate saunas. I was convinced that my American friend would fall in love with the Finnish sauna culture, savoring the searing heat and the refreshing dip in chilly seawater. Before entering the sauna via the changing room, I smiled and quipped to my friend, “This is where we leave the towels, man.” Ops 2014 kehittyvä kielitaito lopullinen. 10 Sauna Tips for Beginners — VisitFinland.com. Log In - The New York Times. What does your fridge reveal about you? 28 January 2015Last updated at 05:00 ET The contents of your fridge reveal a lot about your life, your family, your job and your standard of living.
Whether it's milk, eggs, cake or meat, the food inside tells a story. Three quarters of homes around the world have a fridge and about one in five have a freezer, according to market research firm Euromonitor - and as living standards rise so does fridge ownership. Readers told us what they keep in their fridges - and it's not always food. Kathryn Riepl, South Island, NZ: I have two sons, Henry and William, aged nine and seven, who are mad on comics. Sanya Amnartpluk, Thailand: Our freezer is full of expressed breast milk in bags. Amanda-Jayne Carr, London, UK: My fridge is full of lots of lovely bacteria. Ruth Kendall, UK: I work for a charity and this photograph was sent to us by our partners in Gaza, the Near East Council of Churches, who help mothers prepare more nutritious food for their children. We are all born free – our human rights in pictures. t030.pdf. A Liberal Decalogue: Bertrand Russell’s 10 Commandments of Teaching.
Let's Talk About Sex—in English Class. High school educators often get in trouble for teaching "promiscuous" literature, but conversations about these texts come with lifelong lessons about relationships and attraction.
I imagine that many parents of teenagers may envision their kids’ school classrooms as refuges from the hormones that hurtle through the hallways outside. Students may watch racy movies, enjoy soft-porn music videos, and post revealing photos on Instagram, but for the time he or she has their attention, the teacher acts as the surrogate guardian of virtue. Parents may balk at the prospect of their 16-year-olds, seemingly only a few years removed from Legos and stuffed animals, talking about relationships, abuse, and body image with a mysterious adult who shook their hand at Back to School Night. The classroom should be one place where teenagers are forced to have something besides sex on the brain. Fancy learning a thing or two about love? 18 reasons to date a teacher. Mediataitokoulu - Helsinki - Organisme gouvernemental.
How to learn a new language: 7 secrets from TED Translators. Kieltenopet verkossa - Kielitivoli - vieraiden kielten opetuksen kehittäjien yhteisö.