The stereotypes of Germans are particularly unforgiving: Lederhosen wearing, beer guzzling, sausage eating men, Blonde ladies with ample bosoms wearing Dirndls (traditional dress), completely humourless, fastidious, punctual, excessively law abiding….
Archive for May 2010
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Le titre de cet article en dit long : en effet, cette phrase est sans conteste devenue ma phrase « incontournable » depuis mon arrivée en Allemagne. Certains d’entre vous ont peut-être lu un de mes articles précédents sur l’enthousiasme manifesté par les français vis-à-vis de la langue allemande. L’allemand étant considéré comme un dialecte [...]
Or how to survive in a country whose language you don’t speak…
The Importance of Autonomy in Language Learning… Language is changing. The net is making it happen.
Living in another country for a few months you seem to pick up the habits of the locals, whether it be eating the food, picking up various words and peppering your vocabulary in your own language with them or following the local way of doing things.
Happily, the Japanese language is continually developing, but, on the other side of the coin, it has become marked that Japanese has so many ‘Katakana,’ these loan words from languages such as English.