A woman believed to be the only Luxembourger who speaks just one language has been found in the north of the country where she claims to have spent the last 80 years living in a cave. The party of hikers who found the woman on Sunday say she didn’t understand when they addressed her in […]
French, German, Luxembourgish, Portuguese … I don’t know which one to choose! By Wise Expat Sage Dear Wise Expat Sage, I recently moved to Luxembourg when my partner got transferred here. Before I begin working, I’d like to take a language course to feel more comfortable in social situations. My question: which language should I […]
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KAYL — What started off as a mission to spray paint a simple anti-capitalist message on an old building turned into a frustrating ordeal for one teen when he couldn’t figure out which of his five languages to use. Yannick Pereira, 17, had hoped to spray paint the words “I shop therefore I am” to […]
In an upscale cafe on the Grand Rue in Luxembourg’s capital, Helen Porter and six other adults stand in a circle and hold hands. “We are Luxembourgish, we deserve to be Luxembourgish, but we cannot speak Luxembourgish,” they say in unison. “And that’s okay.” Porter is leading a weekly meeting for people who obtained the […]