Folium: Immigrants Explain What Shocked Them About American Culture via VICE

Folium: Immigrants Explain What Shocked Them About American Culture via VICE

… Connect VICE: Immigrants Explain What Shocked Them About American Culture … Culture shock is the feeling of disorientation experienced by someone who is suddenly subjected to an unfamiliar culture, way of life, or set of attitudes. For those who are newcomers to the United States there is such a thing called an “American culture […]

Folium: How to Understand the Deep Structures of Language via Scientific American

Folium: How to Understand the Deep Structures of Language via Scientific American

… Connect Scientific American: How to Understand the Deep Structures of Language … If you have ever seen a silent film then you have probably picked up on some examples of the unspoken language all humans speak to one another. Although we do not hear what is being said, the non-verbal communication a lot of […]

Folium: The US Would Be A Better Place If Americans Traveled More via MatadorNetwork

Folium: The US Would Be A Better Place If Americans Traveled More via MatadorNetwork

… Connect MatadorNetwork: The US Would Be A Better Place If Americans Traveled More … It may seem more and more taboo for Americans to take their vacation time during the year, but why? More than half of Americans in the recent years aren’t taking their vacation time for the year. Those are precious moments […]

Terra: American Cemetery – Normandy, France

June 6, 1944 – this is a day that changed history. This is the day the allied troops stormed Normandy’s beaches, fighting a battle that would end up being one of their most important victories of World War Two. This victory, however, did not come without any significant loss. I can see that just by […]

Terra: Goodlight Books, Alajuela Costa Rica

It’s purple, which in most places would make it stand out. However, this is Costa Rica, and forget about using a street address. It’s a few blocks north of the Cathedral. Greenery drapes over the walls and gates as a single sign hangs above the street. It’s unassuming, unpretentious. It’s a bookstore. Yet it’s more. […]

Folium: The Neural Advantage of Speaking Two Languages via Scientific American

Folium: The Neural Advantage of Speaking Two Languages via Scientific American Folium often makes the case for multilingualism in regards to business, travel, or marketability. But this time we would like to dig a little deeper into the brain, and how knowing multiple languages fundamentally changes the way you think! The ability to speak a […]

Folium: Which American Accent Do You Have? via YouThink.com

http://www.youthink.com/quiz.cfm?action=go_detail&sub_action=take&obj_id=9827 Now this is a fun one, so I’ll keep this short! I get asked about accents and dialects a lot in class, and I’ll make my declaration to the world here… Yes! Spaniards, Mexicans, Chileans, Costa Ricans, all have very different Spanish accents. But that’s not all! Just like in the United States, people […]

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