Actions Speak Louder Than Words


Emily. 19. Connecticut.
Polyglot. Traveler. Photographer.
Currently learning: French, Italian, Spanish, German, and Greek.
Twitter: @jevoyagerai


piranhapunk:

zubat:

"I had a husky who was raised with cats, and thought she was fucking cat. She even sat like a cat, with her arms and legs tucked under herself."

ooooooh my god my heart

(Source: zubat, via greetings)

language questions!

  • 1. favorite language to speak?
  • 2. favorite language to write in?
  • 3. favorite language to listen to?
  • 4. favorite musician in each language you know?
  • 5. favorite language-classroom-related memory?
  • 6. most embarrassing slip-up?
  • 7. hardest language you've ever studied?
  • 8. weirdest place knowing a foreign language has been useful?
  • 9. funniest translation error you've committed/heard?
  • 10. have you ever dreamed in a language other than your native language?
  • 11. favorite word in your target language(s)?
  • 12. worst language-related classroom memory?
  • 13. weirdest language-related classroom memory?
  • 14. favorite resources/books?
  • 15. have you ever eavesdropped on people just to see if you could understand what they were saying?
  • 16. ¿qué tal?
  • 17. ça va?
  • 18. wie geht's?
  • 19. come sta?
  • 20. nasılsın?

umlauts-are-happy-letters:

I think I’m a language hoarder.

I have all these little bits of languages just floating around and am always thinking “oh, counting to ten in Japanese may come in handy one day” or “oh, I know the word for ‘to write’ in Dutch - vital”

travelry:

In Shanghai, China. Pumpkin dumplings, shaped like mini pumpkins.

travelry:

In Shanghai, China. Pumpkin dumplings, shaped like mini pumpkins.

queerart-civildisobedience:

European accents (and in general white people accents) are commonly perceived as attractive and endearing, while accents from basically any other part of the world are considered to be signs of laziness and disrespect and get routinely made fun of.

queerart-civildisobedience:

European accents (and in general white people accents) are commonly perceived as attractive and endearing, while accents from basically any other part of the world are considered to be signs of laziness and disrespect and get routinely made fun of.

(via thelanguagelover)

loomeen:

atearsarahjane:

janimoon:

Because I saw a post explaining England vs Great Britain vs United Kingdom.
And I felt like people needed the same about Holland and The Netherlands. Because Holland is NOT a country.

I ALWAYS WONDERED

Calling the Netherlands Holland like calling the UK ‘Yorkshire’ or the USA ‘Carolina’, basically.

loomeen:

atearsarahjane:

janimoon:

Because I saw a post explaining England vs Great Britain vs United Kingdom.

And I felt like people needed the same about Holland and The Netherlands. Because Holland is NOT a country.

I ALWAYS WONDERED

Calling the Netherlands Holland like calling the UK ‘Yorkshire’ or the USA ‘Carolina’, basically.

(via thelanguagelover)