Clear the List: December 2019

clear the list december 2019

Whelp, my October ‘resolutions’ didn’t last long, so I’ve decided to go back to a tried-and-true method of keeping myself on track: Clear the List! November’s been a busy month, so I’m hoping to slow down in December, but I’m already thinking ahead to what 2020 might bring…

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October Challenge: Improve My Listening!

October Challenge: Improve my Listening!

Autumn’s fully upon us and since it’s so rainy outside here, it’s time to get to studying! I’ve decided to spend every month focusing particularly on one skill out of the four main ones we use for language learning: listening, reading, writing, or speaking. Listening’s up first!

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100 Days Left of 2019! 😱

100 days left of 2019: My Language Learning Plans

There are only 100 days left in 2019, whaaat?! That in mind, I thought it might be a good idea to set myself some goals for my language learning—though I’m going to have to watch out for how busy this part of the year gets! Continue reading “100 Days Left of 2019! 😱”

My Language Learning Hitlist

After reading a bunch of articles about hyperpolyglots this past week (for work, too!), it got me to thinking about the languages I’d really like to have a good grasp of one day. So, I put together a list and, well, even I was a little surprised at some of the languages that came up.

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German Readalong, Take Three: A Song of Ice and Fire

German Readalong Introduction - Die Herren von Winterfell

Hi, all! So some of you may remember that a long, long time ago, I did a readalong of Die Bestimmung (Divergent, Veronica Roth) in German, where I wrote up my thoughts, made word lists, and generally went through the book in a way that was interesting to me, helped me practise the language, and hopefully provided some help for you all too.

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