UW Honors Berlin Study Abroad – final reflection / project

I The Plan I went into this project wanting to study Arabic graffiti in Berlin. Having learned the Arabic language for the past year (with another year ahead), I’ve not

أكتب كل توم

Another post in my effort to write something in Arabic every day*. (In other news: I’ve gotten quite proficient at switching back and forth from the English to Arabic keyboard.

! لبنان – بيروت

I have just completed a full academic year of Arabic. !ممتاز I’ve been timid about writing a lot in Arabic, except when we have to write short essays and compositions

Ich bin zzzzzzz….

I had been immersing myself pretty hard into German last Summer and had planned to keep going. But then I made a fairly spontaneous (and pretty fortuitous)  decision to jump

Take two!

If you’ve been reading along, you may remember me talking about a study abroad program to Berlin that I had been accepted to for last Fall quarter. I wound up

!لحَمْد لله‎‎ا

لحَمْد لله‎‎ا means “Alhamdulillah!” which literally means “praise God!” “God” figures quite largely within the Arabic language, but I (and many Arabic speakers) are atheists so in that case it’s an