Original ESL instruction in Vietnam – what to say to American visitors circa 1968. Apparently part of a manual for Northern Vietnamese troops.
Rough phonetic transcription and translation. 44 more words
I did it! Actually, I had a roughly 30 minute conversation completely in Italian – though by minute 20 my brain was pretty fried. 127 more words
So it’s official: my Oral Proficiency Interview in Arabic is in exactly 3 days. If you don’t know what an OPI is, imagine someone speaking at you in rapid-fire Arabic (or any language of your choice) and having to come up with grammatically pristine responses in a native-speaker amount of time. 555 more words