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First Steps

I started where – I think – 99% of people who want to learn a new language start nowadays in the US….Duolingo. After 6 lessons, a 21 days streak, and 740 points (of which I am terribly proud of), I can say this is a good place to learn basic vocabulary. 327 more words


My Russian-learning adventure

My bf is Russian and we have been together for 3 years. He is fluent in English, but I would love to speak Russian to communicate with his family. 34 more words


Korean Native Tongue: 만장일치 (consensus)

고유어/사자성어 (Korean Native Tongue)

만장일치 (consensus) is used when all the congregated people have the same opinion.

Meaning: 만 “be full of”, 장 “year”, 일 “one”, 치 “guide” 53 more words

Intermediate Level

Gear on the Cheap

One of the biggest barriers to entry in the sport of triathlon is the cost. Between wetsuits, bikes, new shoes, and a kit, the price to do your first race can easily top $1,000. 276 more words

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My First Rodeo...

As I sat in the car on the way to my first CrossFit Class, I felt sick. I was terrified that I would be the most unfit person, I would embarrass myself in some way and everyone would laugh at me. 506 more words