The Thinking of Speaking
Issue #7 January / February 2014

Letter From the Editor
Writer: Erik Zidowecki
Ed Schipul / eschipul: Sword fight
Special Feature - When Languages Meet
Writer: Erik Zidowecki
Kippelboy: 2012 Catalan independence protest
Samuel Scott: Table Bay and Table Mountain
eGuide Travel: people in highlands of Papua new Guinea.
Paula Rey: Bilbao, Basque Country
cs.belgium: Walloon language on street sign in Liège
Joxemai: Tourist Basque country banner
Lucien Mahin / Lucyin: Meeting for more Walloon language
Zakuragi: map of the official language forms of Norwegian
At The Cinema - Mal Día Para Pescar - Bad Day to Go Fishing
Writer: Erik Zidowecki
• "Mal Día Para Pescar" Internet Movie Database <>
• "Bad Day to Go Fishing" Wikipedia <>
All images are copyright Baobab Films, Expresso Films, Telespan 2000
Celebrations - Tanabata
Writer: Sonja Krüger
Toshihiro Oimatsu / OiMax: Tree covered in prayers
Danny Choo Danny Choo: Ball decorations
Noel Portugal: Performaing musicians
allegro Takahi / neco: Branch with prayers; Fireworks at night
Jeremy Eades / jeremydeades: Taiko drum performance; Festival balls in the street
Kazunori Matsuo / chaojikazu: Street performers; Tanabata Festival at night
Simon Cumming: Street decorations; People getting food from vendors
nAok0: Tanabata dancers
ajari: Various other decorations; Kids playing a festival game
Hajime NAKANO / jetalone: Wishes on a tree
• "Tanabata" Wikipedia <>
• "Tanabata – Festival of Star Crossed Lovers" Shane Sakata - The Nihon Sun <>
• "Tanabata" Leighton Buzzard Childminding Association <>
• "Ateji" Wikipedia <>
Languages in Peril - The Romanian Relatives
Writer: Lucille Martin
Zeljko: Carnival of the Istro-Romanians from Jeiăn
Olahus: Map of the Balkans
Rašo: Church of St. Zlata of Meglen
Petey: Pazin, Istria, Croatia; Map of Istria; Cultural festival of the Aromanians in Macedonia; Aromanian grammar book; Vlach Shepherd in traditional clothes; Wallachia family in Macedonia during the WWI
• "Istro-Romanian language" Wikipedia <>
• "Istroromanian language" <>
• "Language and Lexicon" <>
• "Aromanian language" Wikipedia <>
• "Aromanian language" <>
• "Aromanians" Wikipedia <>
• "Megleno-Romanian language" Wikipedia <>
• "Megleno-Romanian" Blackwell Reference Online <>
• "Megleno-Romanians" Wikipedia <>
Revisited - Words Made By Great Writers
Writer: Elizabeth O'Neill
Moyan Brenn / Moyan_Brenn: Old books (title)
dsb nola: Large reflective bead
Elliott Brown / ell brown: Electricity pylons
Maxime Bonzi / Macsous: Diplomacy game
JDrewes (see Two "Don Quixote"-Style Windmills
Petey: Speed bump; Pandemonium painting; Shakespeare; Jabberwocky
• "Words Made By Great Writers" Stories That Words Tell Us Elizabeth O'Neill, M.A. London: T. C. & E. C. Jack, Ltd. 35 Paternoster Row, E.C. And Edinburgh 1918
Where Are You?
Writer: Sonja Krüger
Petey: Mystery picture
Language Learning Methods - Immersion
Writer: Erik Zidowecki
VISIONS Service Adventures Visions / Service Adventures Member since 2009: Group painting mural; Boys posing for camera
Karpati Gabor: Baby and mother
tat: Poolside
J jseattle: El Cuento Spanish immersion school
Cliff/cliff1066™: Wakefield bilingual sign
Sections - Links
Writer: Erik Zidowecki
holger: University's library
mexikids: Classroom of students
sumeja: Signpost

All images are Copyright - CC BY-SA (Creative Commons Share Alike) by their respective owners, except for Petey, which is Public Domain (PD) or unless otherwise noted.

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