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大學生活: University Life

It’s been almost a month since I last posted here, and I’m leaving for Taiwan in only 10 days! So what have I been up to? 316 more words

Language Learning

They Call Me The Language Hobo

A month in Spain and what am I learning? Spanish? Nope. Just some Irish-Gaelic.

I wanted to share a couple things I have learned.

  1. Most people think Irish is English with a funny accent.
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Travel

How to improve language learning materials

Having just watched this wonderful documentary Africa on Netflix, I realized it’s both worrying and marvelous to find out how little I know about my own planet. 1,057 more words

Aprenda Inglês

What does it take to learn a second language?

Recently I watched a nice video on language learning (How to learn any language in six months by Chris Lonsdale) – man claims that you can start talking in a new language in 6 months if you approach this problem right. 267 more words

Books

One Month in Bangkok

I had my first encounter with immersive language learning when I lived in Thailand for a month. I was 23 years old, I had just graduated from college, and I was eager to attain fluency because the man I was dating was Thai. 614 more words

Memoir

finally, progress.

It’s been a long time since I wrote here for the last time, and it’s going to be just a short post anyway. A positive one, nonetheless. 382 more words

Language Learning

Skiving, and other Arts

I like to think all my students would benefit if they could convince themselves that their time in Cambridge was all one big skive – that back in the office they had left their jacket hanging on their chair so that their boss thought they were around somewhere, doing something, while they were in fact here, having a nice time, pottering about with a bit of English. 365 more words

In The Classroom