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…
Continue reading “My Experiences with the Tadoku Challenge”
Alrighty, so we’re here on the last day of 2014 and I’ve got a blog post for you! I’m going to do some goal-setting tomorrow but for today, I thought I’d compile a list of all the language challenges I’ve found that are taking place or starting in January 2015. Just a little something for you all to consider! 😉
Continue reading “New Year Challenges – January 2015”
Tadoku finished five days ago, so today is just my little summary post about how I did, what I read and how I think I can do even better next time!
Continue reading “Tadoku: Wrap Up (January 2014 Edition)”
January is the first month of the Tadoku challenge, a challenge which encourages participants to read as much as they can in their target language. With that in mind, most of what I post this month with be related to reading – and this post covers something that I’ve seen discussed quite often.
So, first of all: what’s the difference between intensive and extensive reading? Continue reading “Intensive vs. Extensive Reading: Which Should You Use?”
Well, not literally.
‘Read More or Die’ is the motto of the Tadoku challenge, which runs five times a year (currently, three month-long stints and two two-week ones) and aims to motivate people into reading as much as they possibly can in their target languages. This round started today!
Continue reading “Read More or Die!”