Hey guys! I’m almost exclusively talking about language challenges today – but then, I do love them.
I think I briefly mentioned that last month the Tadoku Challenge (Read More or Die) was running. If you don’t know, the point of this challenge is to read as much in your target language(s) (up to three) as possible, setting your own target to keep yourself on track.
I set myself a target of 150 pages as I had started a few days late and figured a kind of low target would be motivating. I didn’t hit that target; I think I ended on a little under 90 pages, which is nowhere near what I wanted – but still, I don’t think this challenge was a waste. Let me explain why…
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Hi guys! So, it might seem a little soon, but here is my first progress report for November’s 6WC. I was going to do weekly reports, but I always plan to do those and then never follow through; I think it has a lot to do with which day the beginning of the challenge falls on and weekends just do not work well for me. I thought, then, it might be better if I tried to post a (short) update every few days instead.
Part of that is because I figure if I’m talking about this challenge at the beginning, when it’s still exciting and everyone’s putting in all their effort, I’d be encouraged enough to keep going for the rest of it. Part of it is because the more often I post, the shorter those posts can be. It’s win-win for all of us! 😉
And so, without further ado…
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