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The #sky was doing something nice. #clouds #goldenhour #Amman #Jordan #palmtrees

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Night time in #Amman’s downtown #market. #jordan #everydayjordan #everydaymiddleeast

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#Sheep sighting made my walk to carrefour totally worth it #Amman #Jordan #everydaymiddleeast

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#Amman’s #beatboxers, looking all cool hanging out together. Check out their #crowdfunding page for the King of the Beat, a beatboxing competition supporting local independent artists in #Jordan. https://goo.gl/71qxt1
#indiegogo #music #middleeast

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Helloooo #blossoms! Beautiful #spring weather in #Amman these days. #springtime #flowers #jordan #middleeast

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Cairenes escape the summer heat relaxing at a shady outdoor #cafe in downtown #Cairo #Egypt. #grammasters3 #netflix #middleeast #coffee #shisha #argileh #everydayegypt

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Anyone who’s lived in #Turkey knows it’s really the friendly street #dogs who run the show – humans are just lucky enough to share the city with them. This #moped driver swerves around a pup who just can’t get up from his nap on one of the tiny streets of #Alacati, near #Cesme on the #Aegean coast. #grammasters3 #netflix #travel #adventure #everydayturkey #turkiye

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I decided to let fellow language learners know about some great courses that I think will help you out since they cover topics that aren’t typically taught in language classes. They cover various topics such as culture, linguistics, and psychology that will round out your language education. They are all MOOCs which means that they are free online courses available to the public. Go out there and learn!

Multilingual Learning for a Globalised World This free online course will explore multilingual education and how it can impact and improve education and even wider society. Course starts April 4, 2016.

Cultural Studies and Modern Languages: an Introduction: Are you interested in other countries? Do you want to study and understand other cultures? This free online course will take you on a journey through a number of periods from the medieval to the modern day, from Russia to Europe and all the way to Latin America. Course starts February 22, 2016.

Understanding Language: Learning and Teaching : What is language? How do we learn meaning in a new language? What is easy and hard about learning another language? And what is the best way to teach other languages?This free online course suggests some answers to these questions. Course starts April 4, 2016.

The Bilingual Brain: This course explores the brain bases of bilingualism by discussing literature relevant to differences in age of initial learning, proficiency, and control in the nonverbal, single language and dual-language literature. Participants will learn about the latest research related to how humans learn one or two languages and other cognitive skills.  Course starts February 8, 2016. 

Language and Mind :  Throughout the course we will try to be familiar with relationship between language and human mind; to understand language as a special purpose cognitive ability; and to understand underlying mental computation for natural language processing. Course starts January 18, 2016.

Miracles of Human Language: An Introduction to Linguistics :  This course introduces you to linguistics, featuring interviews with well-known linguists and with speakers of many different languages. Join us to explore the miracles of human language! Course is archived but material can be accessed.

Language Revival: Securing the Future of Endangered Languages Learn how the world’s endangered languages are revived and why this process is critical to preserving cultural identity.  Course is archived but material is accessible.

Courses on language that aren’t languages.

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How much these two love each other. Later on when jedo gave Layth a haircut, it didn’t go quite as well though. #grandparents #family #caregiving #Amman #middleeast #everydaymiddleeast