A photographer arranged a “glamor” photo session for his neighbor Yura, as though it were for a men’s magazine. Then he told Yura’s story on social media and managed to raise enough money to pay the cleaner’s outstanding debts.
Learning a foreign language is like learning to play an instrument. It takes time, practice and effort. But what if you get the hang of it, but have no one to “perform” to? That’s the story of millions of Soviet students, who studied English while knowing that they would never have any real chance of going to any of the countries where people actually spoke English. Luckily, they couldn’t have been more wrong.