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Ute Limacher-Riebold

Language Consultant, Intercultural Communication Trainer and Language Lover at Ute's International Lounge.

Buy nothing new

October is the month where people can experience not to buy anything new. The Buy Nothing New Month is „the global movement for collective, conscientious consumption“. This idea started in Melbourne and spreaded to the Netherlands and the USA. The challenge consists in not buying anything new – […]

About OPOL

Embed from Getty Images In articles about bilingualism and OPOL we usually find two different labels: “one parent – one language” or “one person – one language” which, in my opinion, is a bit misleading. The term of OPOL was first introduced by the french linguist Maurice Grammont […]