Life in Laos through the lens of a diplomatic wife raising twin toddlers.

Tag Archives: learning lao

What Language Learning Can Also Teach You

I took my Lao language exam this week and finally finished up ten months of training. Yay! I’m not sure what I am more excited about: being fluent in a … Continue reading

June 15, 2012 · 7 Comments

Learning Lao Update

Remember when I mentioned that reading Lao was dreaded? Well I STILL dread it but at least I can better stomach longer narratives now… A little reminder as to why … Continue reading

May 23, 2012 · 5 Comments

Learning Lao

You see this notebook? It looks just how I feel. It is my Lao class notebook, seven months old and nearly full. It is well worn, ragged in fact = … Continue reading

April 4, 2012 · 19 Comments

The Common Thread of Laughter – Sudan

My husband and I are currently learning the Lao language and we spend 2-3 hours everyday having conversations with our teacher (who is from Laos) speaking only in Lao, five … Continue reading

February 10, 2012 · 1 Comment

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