Misconceptions of the world we live in today

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Misconceptions of the world we live in todayI was struck when I was away regarding how people here in Ireland misconceive places like India, and how many inaccurate opinions they form about these places from the media, films and other people. They paint a picture of a dirty, dangerous place, that is completely one-dimensional. They […]

A country without a language is a country without a soul

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A country without a language is a country without a soulOne admirable characteristic of Vietnamese cultural identity is their first language. A national language represents the national identity of a nation, a distinctive characteristic which distinguishes nations from each other. The long-term effects of colonisation have ridden many communities of their native tongue, and unfortunately […]

Summer English school Vietnam

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The first time I heard about the Global Citizen Award was during the EIL pre-departure workshop, to prepare us for our journey and projects, where we also got to hear about past volunteers experiences and how the Global Citizen Award helped them on their return to share with the community what they have learned and […]