Greenland is the world's largest island covered in ice and an autonomous country within the Kingdom of Denmark.
A climate-fuelled hope of financial freedom
Many speak no English and only a little ... Social problems are rife in Greenland, and many parents leave their children to their own devices. Hashish and alcohol abuse are common. Since the teachers doubt whether all the pupils are properly fed at home ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:42:00 GMT
How a violent history created the US Virgin Islands as we know them
Incidentally, a side benefit of the deal, for Denmark, was the US recognizing the Danish claim to Greenland, which was previously disputed ... There?s a reason why English Creole is today the most common language in the US Virgin Islands.
Publ.Date : Wed, 13 Sep 2017 19:44:00 GMT
A warm welcome: the Siberian reindeer herders opening their tents to tourists
Forty kilometres further north, we help round up the reindeer and have tea in another chum; in our honour, the family opens up their ?Lefard? English porcelain tea ... Anna Andreevna, now a teacher, calls the city ?a cage?; ?the tundra is where ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 14 Sep 2017 02:36:00 GMT
Greenland kids to learn more English
A teacher from Greenland says his country's experience shows that over-emphasizing native languages in school can be a big mistake. John Hansen says that's why Greenland's education system has decided to give kids more English, and less Greenlandic.
Publ.Date : Thu, 31 May 2001 03:37:00 GMT
Football on Top of the World: Greenland\'s Improbable Quest for Relevance
where he trained to be a teacher and a football coach, until he read a newspaper article about Greenland that would change his life. ?I thought, I have to see this place just once,? he told Bleacher Report. "So I applied for a job here and have been ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 08 Sep 2015 17:00:00 GMT
Third-Annual ZEE JLF at Boulder Wraps Up with Evocative Conversation and Intriguing Debate
English and creative writing teacher and author, Saikat Majumdar took an academic ... social justice and water resources across borders and cultures. "If Greenland disappears water will increase 2 or 3 meters, a lot of cities can say goodbye," said Odd ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:50:00 GMT
Professor, others in Greenland church help build school in Bolivia, now Bolivian student will attend college
GREENLAND ... English fluently, but had no problem expressing the impact the building of the Zuriel School had on her academic life. "Our old school was very small, so it was great. The impact the school has had is not just academic ... they teach ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 16 Aug 2009 20:15:00 GMT
Greenland Is Melting
In Greenland, he once sent a flock of rubber ducks hurtling down a mile-long ice shaft known as a moulin. Each duck bore a label, offering, in Greenlandic, English, and Danish ... Dahl-Jensen?s teacher, got hold of them. Dansgaard, who died in 2011 ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 23 Oct 2016 17:00:00 GMT
Band rocks the poetry at Greenland school
GREENLAND ? The school of rock was in session at Central ... Roberts has an all-access pass, if you will, from the band's lead singer, Adam Fithian. He was a student in her English class at Sanborn Regional High School in Kingston a few years ago.
Publ.Date : Sun, 25 Apr 2010 19:00:00 GMT
Civilization on Ice
In broken English, she told us about her correspondence with pen ... and they were gone. What can Greenland teach the world? It was a question I posed to Ono Fleischer. We were aboard a 36-foot cabin cruiser, doing 16 knots on the way back to Ilulissat.
Publ.Date : Sat, 19 Mar 2005 16:00:00 GMT