Tagged: language

Why Asian American generations don’t understand each other

Why Asian American generations don’t understand each other

Language shapes culture. I’ve also heard it said that language and culture are intricately connected. Another dimension of that came to light recently as I listened to this NPR TED podcast episode, Does The...

overused word: busy

overused word: busy

Words have meaning. Overused words lose their meaning. I’m going to sprinkle my blog from time to time with overused words that I notice all too often. When I hear an overused word, I...

do you speak fluent English?

do you speak fluent English?

Since you’re reading this blog, you are probably a fluent English speaker. I’ve recently received this inquiry from a graduate student in China, and she’d like your help in filling out this questionnaire. Here...