Dutch vs English

Two weeks ago I wrote a post on how difficult it can be to learn a foreign language. People responded to that post asking for some more language posts. One request was to know more about cognates and similarities and difference between Dutch and English. You ask, I deliver.  Today’s post will be on linguistic…

Language & identity

Which language you speak, how you sound while speaking that language, as well as how well you speak it are all factors that people take into account when assessing your status, your intellectuality, and your credibility. Especially for non-native speakers of a language is this the case, but also for speakers of a non-standard variety…