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#LanguageLearning & Mass Transit to Build Empathy via Esperanto

Context, Critical Thinking, Continuous Learning: Project Do Better

   Esperanto is a very simple language to learn, by design.  Given the interest readers have expressed over the years, I thought I might share some of my newest language learning journey here on my blog.  It may be a stretch, but I’d also like to note that some of my most fun and interesting language learning experiences have taken place on mass transit, like the time a whole bus full of people helped me translate a (clean!) lymerick into Turkish!

I decided to learn Esperanto, finally, after years of reading about it, but having more important linguistic priorities, like learning the languages of the countries where I was working so that I could rent an apartment!
So, since Turkish is the language in which I am still needing to work on grammar and reading/writing, while Spanish is the easiest and my most comfortable learned language (I am also…

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Creating tools to build a kinder world. Learning to collaborate with empathy in community. Project Do Better. Shira Destinie Jones is the author of Stayed on Freedom's Call, and founder of the Do Better project.

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