Speaking A Language Of Their Own

A teen on a flight from Boston to Portland in Oregon has been hailed a hero of sorts. The youngster assisted a blind and deaf man during the flight. Lesson in Love 15 Year old Clara Daly from Calabasas in California had taken a year of sign language classes in the past and was able to communicate using the language with considerable ease. Perhaps it was fate that she was on the plane that day. Travelling with her mother last week, she...

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Gorilla Captures Hearts Through Breaking Communication Barriers

Everybody remembers Koko, the gorilla who learned how to effectively communicate with humans by using sign language. The gorilla crept into the hearts of people all over the world. An Ambassador Koko has been revered as an ambassador for her species and an iconic symbol for communication between different species. Koko was born on Independence Day in San Francisco Zoo in the year 1971. Her official name was Hanabi-Ko which is a...

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Online Casinos – Worldwide Craze

Casinos have long been a place where people go to seek entertainment. Yes, many take it a step further and go there only with winning in mind. With the onset of the digital world and online casinos, it has become vital that they are easily understood throughout the world. Worldwide Appeal Casinos are not limited to only certain countries, especially with the new age of online casinos. While most casinos are written in the most...

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International Students’ Common Housing Issues

Concerns over language have led some students struggling to find accommodation in the New Zealand city of Wellington. Students who apply for accommodation often find that they are being asked if English is their first language, experiencing difficulties if it is not. The situation means that there are some students who are having trouble getting accommodation before the academic year starts. Student unions are calling for the tenancy...

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Getting Into The NZ Swing Of All Language Related Things

Sign language is the US is somewhat different from that in NZ. This is something Rosemary Willingham learned on her return to NZ after years of living in the US. Language Of A Nation In order to get reacquainted and reconnect with her roots, Rosemary decided to learn the official languages of NZ. Taranaki Adult Literacy Centre is who she approached to find out all the information she required. In 2017 she enrolled for the last term of...

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