Speaking Languages to Hear Others: Coming Home

snowy doorknobWhen people think of learning other languages, images of faraway, exotic landscapes and peoples flood their minds. When they arrive in that distant land, they imagine they will observe those new people before returning home to show photos and recount tales of adventure.

I have lived this life, but recently I questioned this purpose. Is travel about bringing home photos and stories? Is it about exciting experiences? Or is it more profound?

(Please read the rest of this guest post on the “Languages around the Globe” blog.)

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