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Learning obstacles, procrastination and stress.

It’s been more than 2 weeks since my first post and I unfortunately haven’t had much progress. My headaches have been frequent the past week (I don’t want to admit that my migraines are back) because I have been stressing a lot about learning German. 368 more words

Language Learning

Voluntariat per la llengua: Volunteer for the language. The Catalan Innovation

Volutariat per la Llengua is an innovative volunteering scheme conceived and put into action in Catalonia.

It’s a system devised to encourage Catalan speakers to volunteer to meet up with someone who wants to improve their Catalan proficiency. 571 more words

Heyrðu! Útlensk!

So: on Friday I had my last day as an official member of the Grapevine staff (although I will continue in a freelance capacity), and on Monday—following a great trip North, which I will tell you all about later—I set about updating my CV for the zillionth time and putting out some feelers for my next expedition into gainful employment abroad. 728 more words

á Íslandi

Travel Tip of the Week - August 29, 2014

Friday (el viernes) – Traveling abroad or viajando al extranjero en español doesn’t require an extensive knowledge of formal commands and so a few basics should suffice.  67 more words

Computer-assisted Language Learning

Continuing the Countdown + Thoughts on Life

  Hey Everyone! Updating every Friday has been harder than I thought! I’ll continue even though I feel like I don’t have much more to say. 689 more words

Language Learning

Finding the Humor in Language: A Pun Example

Humor is a tricky thing. Language-related or –dependent humor is even trickier. It relies on understanding the double meanings of words, or using pronunciations in a novel, unexpected way. 680 more words

Language In The News

Watching Shows: Featuring Baal Veer!

I was at my friends house the other day and her daughter turned on the TV. My friend is an awesome parent because she wants to encourage her daughter to remain multilingual (English, Hindi, and Oriya are what they speak in the home.) So she lets her watch 30 minutes of TV a day and usually it is in Hindi. 647 more words