In this episode of It’s About Language, I talk with Carolyn Gill, multilingual world traveler who works in the world language publishing industry. We explore the joyful take on “the Other,” those whose languages and cultures have so much to reveal to and delight us – and ours to them.
The words we know are intimately connected with the cultural environments we learn them in. Let me tell you some stories, and then let’s explore the cultural contexts of the words we know and use.
Come with me on a language and culture journey — and it all starts with bread! What will you discover about YOUR language and YOUR culture? Watch, ponder – and enter the conversation! This video ties to the previous post, “Language, Culture, and Bread.” I welcome you to read my thoughts there as well, andContinue reading “A Video Conversation on Language, Culture, Bread”
What is your word for these beautiful baked items? Done any extra baking lately? I’ve been on “bread overdrive” now for several months, and that got me thinking about bread – specifically, how, when I was in the fifth grade, I saw a loaf of sliced bread on our kitchen table and asked my dad,Continue reading “Language, Culture, Bread”