Due to the fact that understanding each other is crucial in intercultural encounters, a big challenge in planning our next event “TEDxSaxionUniversitySalon Crossing Borders” (in collab with TEDxMünster) is the fact that we speak different languages. However, it can also mean a whole lot of fun when you simply dare to speak each other`s language.
On the occasion of the “Dag van de buurtaal” (“neighbouring language day”) today we decided to cross the borders of our tongues and tried to pronounce tongue twisters in each other`s languages! Of course we filmed it for you, so check out the video!
Want to try those tongue twisters as well? We wrote them down for you:
German tongue twisters:
Russische Russen rutschen russische Rutschen russisch runter.
Sie stellte das tschechische Streichholzschächtelchen auf den Tisch.
Auf den Tisch stellte sie das tschechische Streichholzschächtelchen.
Sie war die teichigste Teichmuschel unter allen teichigen Teichmuscheln … Read More »
During our TEDxSaxionUniversity Brave New World event we wanted to show the audience the effort that it takes to organize a big TEDx event. It became a countdown video, personalized by all the volunteers, partners and team members. From prepping goodiebags to speakercoaching. Enjoy watching!
Yes, it’s been a week already since TEDxSaxionUniversity Brave New World. And what a day it was. 11 speakers, 1 dancer, 1 singer-songwriter, 1 poet, 1 host, 1 TEDx team and 650 of you!
These are the TED talks that we’ve shown during TEDxSaxionUniversity Brave New World.
Our friends from TEDxMuenster visited us for TEDxSaxionUniversity Brave New World and they took some nice livestream videos!
Snaps, quotes and videos from social media!
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Joris Bökkerink gives us a sneak preview of the stagedesign for TEDxSaxionUniversity Brave New World!
Behind the scenes with TEDxSaxionUniversity Brave New World speaker Jutta Reinke, minutes before her speakertraining with TEDx speakercoach Nienke van Bezooijen.
Ymko Attema works at Fire Department Twente, that won many prizes for being innovative and using new technology on the job. He argues that only by being open to new ideas and technology, in stead of being afraid or defensive, we can make progress in security management.
Host for TEDxSaxionUniversity Brave New World is Dorothée Loorbach – kickstarter of awesome. Her energy is contagious! She knows how to create a positive change from within.