One of the interesting factors in the immigration debates that take place around Europe is how common it is that we end up making identity seem like something that is set in stone. Whoever you ask what it means to be Muslim, or what it means to be Swedish, they will usually describe something that… Continue reading Is identity fixed?
One way that you can really stretch yourself linguistically is to put yourself in situations that are uncomfortable. In comfortable situations you usually use vocabulary you know well. Only spending time with friends can leave you relying on their familiarity with with your style of speaking, rather than on your accuracy. It’s also easy to treat speaking your target language as a performance… Continue reading Language Hack 6: Uncomfortable Situations