Feel Like You Belong is focused on helping migrants fit into America and feel like they belong.
Language is a barrier for many people. Not only is it tough for those learning English as a second language, but think of the many conversations you’ve had with others that just didn’t seem to click. Better yet, think of the conversations you have with your best friends and why they flow so freely. It’s because you both GET each other, right? Cultural references roll off the tongue, slang flows freely, and you both truly understand exactly what the other is trying to communicate.
For those new to the English language, it can be difficult to learn all the nuances that come with being fully immersed into a culture. That’s why Feel Like You Belong is trying to help. In this segment, Alan untangles 10 commonly mispronounced words that English has adopted from other languages.