Category Archives: Lost in Translation

Un Encouraging Signage

Rob and I are back from Siem Reap, Cambodia, an area we thoroughly enjoyed. While we process through the 1,000 plus pictures of temples we took, we thought we would entertain you with a Lost in Translation sign from Osaka, … Continue reading

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Walking Road in Forest

Being English Language Learners, our students don’t always know the right word for something. When they get stuck they angrily exclaim, “I know the word in Vietnamese!” I counter this statement with, “If you don’t know the exact word, think … Continue reading

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Lost in Translation

English is hard. As teachers of English language learners, we are faced with that fact daily. Though we will argue that Vietnamese is harder to learn (7 tones!), we understand the plight of our students. While traveling through Japan, we … Continue reading

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