The word of the year is …

Feminism. That’s according to Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary. It’s rather apt that this is the most searched-for word of the year, given all the issues women have faced this year, from the election of Trump, to Wonder Woman, to my colleagues’ attitude about International Women’s Day, to more recent announcements such as the new Doctor in Doctor …

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International culture festival

Each year the school does an international culture festival, for all the students from different countries studying at RDFZ. Over two lunchtimes, the first day involves a performance by various people in their native dancing; the second day has stalls with information and food from different countries. The first day began with a procession of …

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The award for best international film goes to….

I've been using this slide in my classes all this week. It is advertising our film for the film festival. I have been encouraging all my students to come and watch it. I think it is a decent enough film, all things consider, though it is very different to other entries, which mostly seem to …

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Winter holidays – Vietnam Part 2: Ho Chi Minh City (Day 3)

Day 3 – Ho Chi Minh City Today was the last day proper I was in the city. I stayed for four nights in Ho Chi Minh, and I was happy with this. I felt it was just enough time to see the main sites, though there were others I could have visited if I'd …

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