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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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Why italki?

I originally found out about italki about a year ago. I’d been living in Sevastopol, Ukraine and I was more or less the only foreigner in the town. I searched through several language learning forums and blogs and came across

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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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