锦绣未央 : 第一集 / The Princess Weiyoung E01

The Princess Weiyoung

In my attempts to complete the listening part of the Super Challenge, I’ve attempted a lot of different TV shows and films. I generally like TV more because it’s easier to get into—episodes aren’t as long as films and there are a lot of them, which make them especially good for language learning. Continue reading

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90 Days of French: Can I get from A0 to A2 in 90 days? 🤔

90 Days of French: Can I get from A0 to A2 in 90 days?Back in March, I signed up for the ‘Free and Legal’ language challenge for the second time, with French as my language of choice. With just over three months left to go, I’m definitely lagging behind. Can I turn it around in time, or will I flame out of this challenge yet again?

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Weekly Language Learning Goals – Week Eight: Scaling Back

Weekly Language Learning Goals - Week Eight: Scaling Back

Hey everyone! So I’m currently at the end of a nice (well-deserved, if I do say so myself!) long week off work—and though I didn’t hit all of my goals this past week, I did manage some, as well as giving myself some time to relax.

Although I had a productive week and all, I still need to look into scaling those goals back a little more this week. I’m going back to work and there are lots of events coming up (birthdays, etc.) so I know I’m not going to have as much free time. I don’t want to put a lot of pressure on myself to get a million things done in each language, either, because that’s just going to not make it fun—and it being fun is kind of the point at this stage.

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#365daysoflanglearning – Day 52

Hi, guys!

Today’s prompt is another one that’s short and sweet: Learn an idiom in the language you’re learning.

Idioms are really useful in any language–not only will they help you to sound more fluent, they also help to give you some insight into the culture you’re learning about, too. Plus, they’re really fun!

Let me know if you find any you like!

Here’s the picture of the prompt if you’d like to share it:

#365daysoflanglearning - Day 52

See you tomorrow!

#365daysoflanglearning – Day 51

Hi, guys!

So, what do you like to talk about? Sport? Films? Books? It’s important to know–because when you’re learning a new language, you’re going to want to be able to talk about these things in that language as well.

I like to talk about food. A lot. And the fun thing about food is that we basically all end up talking about it because we all need it! 😉

Today’s prompt, then, is a food-related reading one: Read a recipe in the language you’re learning.

That’s it! If you’re feeling ambitious, note down your new words and bookmark some recipes to try later…

Here’s your pic to share the prompt and I’ll see you tomorrow!

#365daysoflanglearning - Day 51