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Education around the world according to students

Education around the world according to students
March 31, 2018
“It was probably like every other school day on this planet. Starts way to early in the morning, ends way too late in the afternoon, and between that you and your friends try to not fall asleep in countless boring classes," says Felix Garcia who went to Berthold-Brecht_Schule in Darmstadt, Germany.

Lambert Linguist: Tips from a Speaker of 15 Languages (Part 1)

Born in southeast Slovakia, Skultety was exposed to multiple languages from a young age. By the time he was 15, he had learned Slovakian, Hungarian, Czech, English, and German to a native level. (Although now, he says he has lost the fully native speech of his English and German after so many years.) For more information, read his blog, Forever A Student.
The most intriguing mystery is how to pronounce his last name.
April 27, 2016

Vladimir Skultety speaks 15 languages. He translates three for a living: English, Slovak, and Mandarin Chinese. Eight of these languages (including the ones he translates) he has learned at a C1-C2...

Lambert Linguist: Music Videos of Sign Language (Yeah, That’s Right)

Sign language is completely visual. This unique feature enables the language to become perhaps even more expressive than spoken language. It uses words, visual cues, and a
d##HL d(9L d!!9PGL ... k!!HL k!9L k!3L- fQ**9PGL ... fQ**LFGv. [When I met you ... Perfectly I joined you ... in Unity.] -An excerpt from a poem "Unity (For My Wife)" by Don Newkirk in SignFont, a font for signers
March 22, 2016

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An Oversimplified Retelling of the al Shabab

At the beginning of February, a bomb was detonated in a passenger plane, creating a hole on its side. Authorities were unable to find who was  to blame until the al Shabab claimed responsibility online. The extremists said that it was to wage war on Somali Muslims.
Just when you thought al Qaeda and the Islamic State were all we had.
March 15, 2016

Terrorism is a wide spread phenomenon today, but its major rise did not occur until the birth of the modern military technology. After countries such as the United States mobilized with large forces and...

Lambert Linguist: Ricardo Arjona (Artist Spotlight)

Arjona took on teaching in rural areas and professional basketball for his national team before settling on music. His music has addressed romance, social issues, and other topics. It has also traveled through pop sounds and a stripped-down acoustic style.
Un Cantante que Representa el Orgullo de Guatemala y de Latinoamérica
March 7, 2016

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Lambert Linguist: iKON (Artist Spotlight)

Each member is between the age of 18 to 22. Most of them have not finished high-school and college. In order to graduate, they took a replacement test for a diploma.
그룹 iKON은 한국 음악을 대표하는 아이콘 이다
February 18, 2016

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20 Students Dead (at least): Terrorism in Pakistan

The flag of the Tehrik-i-Taliban flies to unify the members in their goal of imposing upon the world what is right in their own eyes.
January 28, 2016

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Lambert Linguist: Indila (Artist Spotlight)

Though she has only released one album so far, she has already become a French sensation. Her top single not only made platinum in France but it has topped the charts of other countries. For example, her single remained first in Greece for seven weeks, until it was knocked to second by Pharrell Williams'
Diversité à La Musique Française
January 22, 2016

Artist: Indila Language: French Location: Paris, France https://open.spotify.com/album/1r7XjAgjwlakmXC2GbPXjH Adila Sedraïa was born in Paris, France, but she also rises from a mix of Egyptian,...

What Our Muslim Neighbors Probably Think About the Islamic State

The Grande Mosquée de Paris looms over the city, welcoming adherents since 1926.
In light of what happened, the ones set apart from the radicalism call up their response.
November 20, 2015

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Is Russia too cold for Edward Snowden?

Tjebbe van Tijen
How Snowden came to Russia and his (unlikely) return
October 26, 2015

After two years in Russia, Edward Snowden wishes to return to the United States. Snowden’s lawyer in Russia, Anatoly Kucherena, stated, “Edward Snowden is ready to return to the US, but on the condition...

Study Abroad in North Korea? Yes, even for Americans

Located in the capital of North Korea, Kim Il-Sung University is a premier destination for the foreign students.
October 7, 2015

Two Brown University graduates, Nicholas Young and Matthew Reichel, initiated the Pyongyang Project in 2009. The two have been able to penetrate through the shrouded nation by sending students of post-secondary...

Iran Deal secured: how it happened and what it means

Secretary of State John Kerry, Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz, and Wendy Sherman join foreign ministers to discuss a dicey topic in the Salle Forum of Lausanne, Switzerland
September 18, 2015

On July 14, 2015, seven countries – United States, United Kingdom, France, China, Russia, Germany, and Iran – and the European Union settled the Iran Nuclear Deal. The world only had to w­­­­­­ait...

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