Parlez-vous Francais?

Another day, another milestone. Today was the first day that I conducted over half of my conversations at work in French. Woohoo! Or make that le¬†woohoo! Note that I didn’t claim that it was good¬†French. Of course, no Frenchman would claim that any of the French spoken on this side of Lac Leman is “good.”Continue reading “Parlez-vous Francais?”

International Wisdom

On Monday we had a cultural values exchange–in ICA/E of all places! We were divided into groups by nationality (44 different groups!) and given a list of 12 virtues. Each group was then instructed to provide at least one proverb from its country about each virtue. Although there were many great ones, my two favoritesContinue reading “International Wisdom”