One day last week I started reminiscing my own life as a teenager, and started thinking what things affect us in a way that drops us out of the society, or why some of us get discouraged to stick with the society.Lue lisää What can we do?
I have been living in Finland for seven years. In such a long time I should be speaking Finnish like a local, but I am not, as the majority of expats or international talents. I am purposely not writing “immigrants”, because they usually go immediately to those integration courses, they often don’t speak English and so quite fast they learn the language. Expats or international talents who come to Finland from the international job market and get jobs that require their specific skills and the English language mingle with each other in those international clusters around English language daycares and schools and are able to live in Finland happily for years not speaking more than: kiitos and moi.Lue lisää Suomen kieli challenge – don’t give up!