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The importance of intercultural understanding

  Any of my friends and colleagues know that I’m not the kind of person to mince words. In fact, I often feel an obligation to deliberately say things which are somewhat provocative. You may find yourself asking why that

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A weekend in Lvov – Further Ukrainian

As opposed to my previous trip, on which I surrounded myself exclusively with Ukrainian, the situation this time round was a little different. I went to Lvov with a fellow native English speaker, who’s for all intents and purposes mono-lingual.

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Go West!

No, this is not a homage to the Pet Shop Boys (although I do like their song). This in fact relates to this week’s language adventures, which have taken me to Western Ukraine. As anyone who’s been following me on

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