Shaw, 22, college graduate

language, literature, linguistics, musicals, film, fandom things, Nerdfighter, majored in Spanish Lang & Lit, also studying Brazilian Portuguese & Italian.

 Fandoms: Harry Potter, Doctor Who, Hannibal, Game of Thrones, Star Trek, Twin Peaks, Adventure Time, anything Joss Whedon touches.

Currently reading: The Shining by Stephen King

Currently watching: Dexter

 

‘Fluent’ is an inhibitor, ‘functional’ is a liberator.

John Warne, the British Council’s Director of Strategy, on the topic of language learning (x)

(Fuente: go-lingo)

People aren’t just people, they are people surrounded by circumstances.

Terry Pratchett I Shall Wear Midnight (via sempiternale)

Becoming bilingual is a way of life. Every bone and fiber of your being is affected in some way as you struggle to reach beyond the confines of your first language and into a new language, a new culture, a new way of thinking, feeling, and acting.

Principles of Language Learning and Teaching, H. Douglas Brown (via raincium)

shine-brighter-little-fighter:

"I felt like I was fluent in that language, but then I watched a foreign film without subtitles and realized I am not fucking fluent in that language”: an autobiography

catacademy:

Spanish feline pun! ‘Tigrito’ means ‘little tiger’ but sounds like ‘te grito’, which means ‘I shout at you’. Aww.http://is.gd/Cat_Spanish

catacademy:

Spanish feline pun! ‘Tigrito’ means ‘little tiger’ but sounds like ‘te grito’, which means ‘I shout at you’. Aww.

http://is.gd/Cat_Spanish

Blood Donation

fuctchecker:

A small preface: Gay people aren’t allowed to donate blood in my country.

So, I was rocking a tank with this print:

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when I entered the blood bank and the nurse there pointed at my shirt and started saying: “Are you a…”

So I quickly replied: “Yes. I am a dinosaur”.