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The Attitude of a Beginner

I am a beginner. If you are reading this blog you are probably a beginner. Maybe you are looking at this blog hoping for help with Turkish or language study. 469 more words

Lessons Learned

Duolingo, yay or nay?

There has been a lot of fuss abound about Duolingo. For those of you who don’t know, it’s an iOS and Android app centered on gamified language learning. 537 more words


Learning Chinese

The most frequent question I get by people back home is – So do you speak Chinese?

In a way, this question is putting you on a test. 398 more words


Brushing Up on Chinese with Variety Shows

Recently, I’ve been obsessed with MOOCs (massive open online courses), and I was excited to find out that there are two intermediate Chinese courses offered on edX, … 825 more words

Language Learning

Some stuff we've been up to...

This happened on Tuesday.   One day of the week we have gym either outside or in our classroom.  Yoga is a great way to test our flexibility and try challenging poses.   114 more words

Fun Stuff

PS Ich Liebe Deutsch

I haven’t posted anything for a little while, for the sole reason that I’ve been stuck in a bit of a rut.

I don’t feel afraid to admit that this Year Abroad business is not just an Erasmus funded extended holiday as many people would be led to believe, but at times can be when you feel at your loneliest and most disheartened. 799 more words


Interview with Richard Benton from Loving Language

I wanted to let folks know that I was interviewed at the Krzysiek blog. I go into some of my background as a language learner, and I tell some of my favorite stories.


General Learning