Tag: Language Learning
Ibergegossen Authenticity: Heritage and Language Learning
A personal reflection on six months or so of learning Yiddish, and how language learning can teach us a thing or two about authenticity and identity.
It’s here! It’s finally here! My very first podcast! Welcome to the very first podcast of From Altay to Yughur! In this episode – hopefully the first of many – I talk about learning languages for curation, and how or if we can learn enough of the languages on which we focus to create meaningful…
Queers Kvetching about Knishes in the Mame-Loshn
I’ve learnt a lot of languages in my time. Even at a young age, I had an aptitude for it. We spoke English at home, and my first foray into language learning was at age 4, when my parents enrolled me in a bilingual English-French playgroup. This might seem like the natural, patriotic thing to…