A Look at Swedish language, culture and customs

In my Social Dimension class, one of our topics is intercultural communications. And as part of it, culture of a certain place or country affects their people intercultural communication with others. As our final activity, each of us should select a european country and gather information about their culture. I chose Sweden. Why? Because I have friend who’s married with a Swedish and I was … Continue reading A Look at Swedish language, culture and customs

Direct and Indirect Speech

One of my assignments and the last requirement before final exams in Stylistics subject is to research and study about Direct and Indirect Speech. So, here’s what I submitted… 🙂   Direct speech is a sentence in which the exact words spoken are reproduced in speech marks (also known as quotation marks or inverted commas). For example: “You’ll never guess what I’ve just seen!” said … Continue reading Direct and Indirect Speech

Rizal’s Life

José Rizal called for peaceful reform of Spain’s colonial rule in the Philippines. After his 1896 execution, he became an icon for the nationalist movement. QUOTES “[C]reative genius does not manifest itself solely within the borders of a specific country: it sprouts everywhere; it is like light and air; it belongs to everyone: it is cosmopolitan like space, life and God.” —José Rizal Synopsis José … Continue reading Rizal’s Life