Just had to come and have a brag – just had my third conversation session (once a week for three weeks now), and it went SO well! My partner actually said he saw a difference between the first and second week as well, but the difference between last week and
Within the Add1Challenge there are a variety of assignments and challenges set for us. This week Assignment 2 addresses motivation – remember why we started the challenge, and find some creative way to keep that reason in front of us as we study; and secondly, to consider the first two
So the first week of the Fluent In 3 Months Add 1 Challenge #A1C33 has passed (actually, it’s Thursday already, which means we are half way through week two!), and we were asked to review our progress for the week. I discovered in my first face-to-face French conversation lesson that
I met up with a local exchange student to work on my French conversation yesterday. It was slow and awkward, but certainly gave my memory recall and pronunciation a work out! It is the first time I have had the opportunity to speak face-to-face with a native speaker in French.
I don’t know about you, but one of the things I really struggle with as I am learning a foreign language is the accent. I want to try to sound as natural and “unaccented” as possible. However, as I learn to pronounce the words, something deep in me resists changing
I have found the best way to learn a language is to set goals – but sometimes, especially when learning a language is somewhat of a hobby, it can be hard to set a goal and stick to it. Unlike making a quilt or a birthday card or a cake,
In theory there is no limit to the number of languages a person can learn. In practicality, issues like time available, ability to practise, and even the definition of “know” all play into the question. Know enough to have a conversation? Enough to present a high level speech? To write