Disappearing Languages

The Wall Street Journal ran an article last week that confirmed my long held beliefs on language.  The gist of the article was essentially that people who speak different languages can, and often do, have inherently different ways of seeing the world.  Instead of language simply being a vehicle for communicating our thoughts, researchers now … Continue reading

Language journeys

source I’ve been spending time lately on Rosetta Stone’s Language Journeys blog (the latest is about Granada), as well as doing what I can with the free language learning tools on LiveMocha.  I’m doing everything I can to get my skills with Italian back, and I’m also playing around with the idea of resurrecting a … Continue reading