Voluntary work: If I ever were to do voluntary work, I would definitely consider going to Ho Chi Minh in Vietnam and do some medical work for International Volunteer HQ. My childhood best friend was originally from Vietnam, and I have always been fascinated by the country and wanted to go there to see what… Continue reading Choosing your Path
Fake news can be found everywhere around us at all times. It is one of the most relevant issues on today’s social media platform, and according to Al Jazeera, about 23 percent of the average people claim to have either wittingly or unwittingly shared a fake news item. The problem is that manipulated news are… Continue reading Fake News
All around the world, people learn the language that we know as The Global Language and a secondary or main language for most people. Although we all speak and write the same language, many countries have their own version of the languages that sounds or seems different from others. More commonly called accents. It’s like… Continue reading Who Speaks English?
Aravind Adiga Aravind Adiga is an author and journalist born and raised in India. He studied at Columbia University in New York and Magdalen college in Oxford. He worked as a finance journalist in the beginning and has been published by Financial Times, Money and The Wall Street Journal. In February 2003 he did an… Continue reading Reading in Class – Preparations
In 2005, the international nonprofit Kiva was founded. It is based in San Francisco and their mission is to connect people all over the world through lending money to borrowers to alleviate poverty. Borrowers can apply for money to help start or grow a business, go to school, access clean energy or realize their potential.… Continue reading Kiva Project
In our english class today we watched the touching movie “The Good Lie”. The movie is about a family that has to escape from war in Sudan, and get the opportunity to go to America and resettle. The Sudanese refugees in the movie are actually played by real previous Sudanese refugees and child soldiers, which… Continue reading “The Good Lie” and Life in a Foreign Culture
How social media and various news stations view the presidential candidates, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, in the US presidential election has a huge impact on the voters. What you read on Facebook or in newspapers is not always neutral, and it is smart to do some pre-research and find out if the sources may… Continue reading Media’s Coverage of the Presidential Election