Book Review: Language Shock

Understanding requires much more than merely speaking the same language. It’s the culture that matters. In a Viennese café: you’ve found a table, caught the waiter’s eye and call out “Herr Ober!” He goes right by, oblivious? You turn to your new acquaintance apologetically, trying to work out in ten seconds whether to use Du […]
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Benjamin Wolf
Benjamin studied Journalism, History and International Affairs. After stints with Cafébabel in Paris and Arte in Strasbourg, he is now working as managing editor and COO for Metropole in Vienna. Fields of expertise are politics, economics, culture, and history.Photo: Visual Hub

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