Il crolli del secondo semestre

di Jenny Hilder Finalmente una pausa dall’università e da tutto lo stress che comporta. C’è stato il Natale, la Chanakuh o qualsiasi festività si festeggia, e poi il Capodanno con tutti gli avvenimenti compresi nelle due settimane in cui si è mangiato più che negli altri 350 giorni dell’anno. È arrivato gennaio, con gli incoraggianti…

British Sign Language – the culture that isn’t being spoken about

by Emma Rayers When learning a foreign language, it is always said that understanding the culture is just as, if not more, important than learning the language itself. However, it is not particularly well known that this applies to sign languages too. BSL (British Sign Language) was only recognised in the UK as an official…

Minha experiência trabalhando em Brasil

de Daveena Kataria A translação de textos literários e um desáfio se você não fez esta tipa da translação no passado. No entanto o estágio em Casa de Guilherme de Almeida é uma boa opportunidade pra melhorar suas habilidades no Português, especialmente se você não passou uma parte de seu ano no exterior num país lusófono….

El Fenomen de Rosalía

de Cecilia Hallpike Rosalía és una cantautora catalana de flamenc i música fusió. Va estudiar música flamenca a l’Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya on va aprendre algunes tècniques de flamenc com les “palmas” i els “pitos” (picaments de mà i de dits). El 2018 va presentar el seu nou projecte titulat El Mal Querer, coproduït…

La vida en los Altos de la Florida

de Elsie Haldane Samuel es un niño de once años y vive en los Altos de la Florida, un barrio muy pobre al sur de Bogotá en Colombia. Cada día a las seis de la mañana se despierta y se viste mientras su padre, que es reciclador ya se ha levantado antes del amanecer para…

Accueillir l’anglais dans la langue française

de Estelle Dragan Pourquoi la présence croissante de l’anglais en France devrait être considérée comme un atout au lieu d’une menace… Quant à la place du français en France, on ne peut plus nier que le français de Molière est vivant. Dominé par une culture médiatique et scientifique anglophone, le français s’anglicise de plus en…

How to Live Like a Scandinavian

By Sophie Mash Scandinavians are known to be some of the happiest, most stylish and relaxed people in the world; with Finland, Norway, Denmark and Iceland being the World Happiness Report’s Top 4 Happiest Countries in 2018. So… why are Scandinavians so happy and how can you live like a Scandinavian? Hygge (Hoo-guh) is a…

Deliciously Dutch

By Meg Nicholls Holland is well-known for windmills, clogs, tulips and many other stereotypes, yet I was most impressed by its food during a recent trip to Rotterdam and Amsterdam. Granted, none of the meals I ate were particularly healthy, but all tourists deserve a treat, and when in Rome… Kaas; Starting my list with…

Why the World Needs to Pay More Attention to Terror in Africa

by Dan Mountain While the world spectates the demise of Islamic  State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the dangers of its viciousness against local residents in the philosophy are far from over. As an entity ISIS is diminishing. However, its ideology remains very much alive and has travelled across the world. One region in which…

Kulturshock- alles liegt in den Details

Von Hester Folley Wenn Leute über den Kulturshock reden, erwartet man etwas dramatisches, ein elektrischer Funke, eine sofortige Erkenntnis, dass diese neue Welt total anders ist, als diejenige von der wir gekommen sind. Als ich letztes September nach Heidelberg umgezogen bin, war die große Überraschung, dass es kein Kulturshock gab.  In Deutschland stehen wir auf,…