Tag Archives: Luxembourg

Book Review: Klengen Dictionnare: Fransceich-Letzebuergesch

Klengen Dictionnare: Fransceich-Letzebuergesch, by Actioun-Lezebuergesch One can learn a fair amount about a language by looking at its dictionaries.  This dictionary generally begins with the French and then contains the equivalent word or expression in Luxembourgish.  This is unsurprising given … Continue reading

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Book Review: Lëtzebuergesch fir all Dag. Lektiounen 9-16

Lëtzebuergesch fir all Dag. Lektiounen 9-16, by  Guy Bentner & Frederic Noens One of the interesting aspects of seeing material like this is the way that in a rather small number of lessons (16), the authors assume that the reader … Continue reading

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Book Review: Lëtzebuergesch fir all Dag. Lektiounen 1-8

Lëtzebuergesch fir all Dag. Lektiounen 1-8, by  Guy Bentner & Frederic Noens It is difficult to figure out who exactly this book is for.  The fact that I am reading it and enjoyed the book and what it had to … Continue reading

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Article Review: Identifying Students At Risk Of School Failure In Luxembourgish Secondary School

Identifying Students At Risk Of School Failure In Luxembourgish Secondary School, by Florian Klapproth & Paule Schaltz It is important for educational systems to note those students that are most at risk of being held back a year or dropping … Continue reading

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Article Review: Lost In Translanguaging

Lost In Translanguaging?  practices Of Language Promition In Luxembourgish Early Childhood Education, by Sascha Neumann For those who are not aware, Luxembourg has handled the linguistic diversity of its own culture by adopting a strategy which Luxembourgish is taught in … Continue reading

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Book Review: Lëtzebuergesch fir all Dag. Lektiounen 1-8. Exercicen

Lëtzebuergesch fir all Dag. Lektiounen 1-8. Exercicen, by Guy Bentner & Frederic Noens One of my pleasures in life is to randomly spend time reading material in other languages that I do not happen to now to see how much … Continue reading

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Book Review: Luxembourg (Cultures Of The World)

Luxembourg (Cultures Of The World), by Patricia Sheehan One of the more fascinating aspects of writing for young readers is that there is a far greater interest in books about cultures for young readers than for older ones.  It is … Continue reading

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Book Review: Luxembourg (Heinrichs)

Luxembourg:  Enchantment Of The World, by Ann Heinrichs What does Scholastic want people to think of Luxembourg?  This book title was so interesting to the publisher that two separate authors wrote two versions of this book for the market of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Luxembourg (Enchantment Of The World)

Luxembourg (Enchantment Of The World), by Emilie U. Lupthien It is interesting to read several books about the same country or the same thing and to compare what they have to say and what elements they choose to emphasize.  By … Continue reading

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The Three Partitions Of Luxembourg

Among students of history, the three Defenestrations of Prague [1] have been a previous subject examined here on this blog, while the Three Partitions of Poland that ended that once-powerful kingdom and that left its people as second-class citizens within … Continue reading

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