Posts tagged “languages”
Gretchen: So as far as I can tell, the goal of this book is to be something more sophisticated and legit than Ye Olde Tea Shoppe, while still being more accessible than Actual Beowulf.
My native language is gone forever. Relearning it is possible; decolonisation of the mind is possible. But I have been changed, first by the forgetting and the relearning.
In English, I speak fast. I’m loud, perhaps even annoying, depending on who you ask. In Spanish, I feel like I am perpetually blushing: polite, apologetic, and scared.
Juan Dulce (Spanish)
Giovanni Caramelle (Italian)
Džonas Saldainiai (Lithuanian)
Jean Bonbons (French)
Johan Suikergoad (Dutch)
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