In these difficult days, we hear more and more people calling for home office that really works. Not to boast (OK maybe just a little bit): blc has already been working ‘hybrid’ for years! What that means? Two days home office per week for everyone who wants it. How this came about, why it works very well (contrary to my first expectations) and which tools make life easier in home office and office office? Read my blog!
One of the first things a foreigner faces when coming to a new country is language. And one of the first things that a non-native speaker observes is that the language native speakers use in everyday life is quite different from the one taught at school or at university. As a linguist I find it exciting to be exposed to a great variety of German language phenomena every day. Idioms is one of them. But why are people using idioms in their everyday speech?