Tag Archives: Concordia Language Village

Languages I Wish I Could Speak

I’ve always wished I could speak Korean. Throughout my school years, I took Spanish classes, and I bitterly resented the fact that I wasn’t learning Korean — that my Spanish (elementary though it is) is so much better than my Korean. Being a Korean adoptee was central to my identity, and the fact that I didn’t know Korean was especially hard to handle in my early high school years. Continue reading

Musical Memories: Dragostea Din Tei and I-Day

Dragostea Din Tei — the Romanian song, the “Numa Numa song” — was one of my favorite songs long before it became an internet sensation. It made me so frustrated when people hated it because they associated with some dude on the internet. For me, it will always mean I-Day. Continue reading