Having recently returned from an extensive adventure in the northwest United States that inevitably meant a trip to the always amazing Powell’s bookstore in Portland, I was careful to only return to Germany with about 20 lbs of books. I got off light. Oh, the restraint I showed!!
Why not move to Germany?
I’ve received a few emails and comments recently about tips to make a move to Germany easier.
I don’t know what to think of what I’ve just seen…
I think what many situations like this show, is not how the speaker mispronouncing the words is unable to speak properly in the target language, but rather how the listener is unable to understand and thus shows their lack of international exposure.
Here are seven hand gestures Americans use that would not be okay in other parts of the world.
What is it really like returning to our familiar America after living and experiencing life, and needing to find our own familiarity within a different ‘exotic’ place?