Tag:language

You Are What You Speak

When you wander the streets of Vienna, you'll hear a multitude of languages. Over 30 percent of us moved here from abroad, spicing up the local lingo with our accents and dialects. Here's a short primer for how to sound Romanian.

7 Austrian Words With Hungarian Origins

Lángos, csárdás, Puszta – Viennese have surely come across these words that found their way from Hungarian into the Austrian vocabulary. Remember them for the next time you want to impress your favorite Magyar.

Low Marks for Integration in Austrian Schools – Who is to Blame?

The annual integration report has confirmed that migrant children have difficulty learning German, but Integration Minister Susanne Raab rejects changing the system.

Less Thinking, More Drinking

A study confirms what some of us may have already suspected: alcohol improves our foreign language skillsForget about the tongue twisters next t...

Russian Terms of Endearment and Funny Slovenian

The role of the German-speaking parent in the development of a child’s other language Ever since I started working on multilingual upbringing with pa...
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