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Robin L Danzak
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Bilingualism as a Rubik's Cube
I wrote several of these, Metaphors of Bilingualism, when I was in Italy with a Fulbright, in 2014. For example, Bilingualism as unfinished architecture , and Bilingualism as a dream , which sums up all the others. I can't believe it's already been three ye...

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Torino (Turin)... not all coffee and chocolate
Torino's famed bicerin, at the cafe that invented it in 1763 We were so fortunate to be able to visit Italy last week, the week leading up to Christmas. We flew into Milan and headed straight to Padova  (Padua), to visit dear friends and old haunts from my ...

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Back to Guatemala: Tomorrow!
A year goes by pretty quickly. It's already been a year since I last traveled to Guatemala to facilitate a service learning program (with students). Today I am looking back at what I wrote last year , preparing for this journey. Got my hands on some use too...

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Manchester: El Laberinto
After  Liverpool , and with two dear friends from Italy, I sang my way through " Manchester England, England... Across the Atlantic Sea "... One of the many murals around Manchester A friendly hotel receptionist from Spain suggested,
“Manchester es un laber...

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Manchester: El Laberinto
After  Liverpool , and with two dear friends from Italy, I sang my way through " Manchester England, England... Across the Atlantic Sea "... One of the many murals around Manchester A friendly hotel receptionist from Spain suggested,
“Manchester es un laber...

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Enjoying Global Englishes –and many other languages- in the UK
I just spent a week in the UK to attend and present at the EARLI SIG Writing conference , in Liverpool. As you might imagine, attending this
sort of event among Europeans (the British are still Europeans, for the moment; plus, participants came from all ove...

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Liverpool: Home of the Beatles and the Three (Dis)Graces
I loved Liverpool. As soon as I arrived I felt like I could
live there. It’s small enough that you can quickly get oriented, walk
everywhere, and feel relaxed, yet there’s plenty to see, do, and eat. Liverpool Pier Head/Albert Dock area Liverpool was a thri...

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Study Abroad 20 Years Later: USA, 1978. By Belle Badell
I am  abroad , but I am home! Belle Badell grew up in Venezuela and came to the U.S. for her college education. She has been here ever since! Belle lives in Miami and is a high school teacher of ESOL and Computer Science. Here is her story... I was born and...

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Study Abroad, 20 Years Later: Ecuador, 1995
"Transformation literally means going beyond your form" - Wayne Dyer, from Brainy Quote . Me, in Ecuador, where I did a semester of service learning in 1995 One easy way to go beyond you form is through travel. Want to do something even more transformative?...

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This is my experimental TACKK... what do you think?
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