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Language Learning

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Talk Foreign To Me (a play on words of that song…get it?!) is a brand new interview feature, where every couple of weeks I’ll be asking a whole bunch of language-related questions to other bloggers (and just people who might want to answer some questions). All of this with the aim to highlight the importance of learning another language when travelling. As a linguist by profession, I’m extremely passionate about learning languages and, more importantly, not being that ignorant British tourist who just shouts louder and louder in English at the waiter in the Greek restaurant who doesn’t understand what I’m saying when I’m asking if they do egg and chips. There have been too many times in my life where I’ve been baffled by the almost-ignorance of some of my friends who, even when I tell them a million times that thank you in Italian is ‘grazie’ insist on…