Tag Archive: Language

Swedish in Three Months (?)

Well, my ‘learn Swedish’ summer personal challenge is at an end. I must admit I had a massive slowdown in August but overall am happy with my little experiment. This was the first… Continue reading

Baby Steps

Well, the summer language challenge continues. Are you doing one too? I’ve finished the “Beginner 1” course on Babbel and am now on Lesson 3 of “Beginner 2” which it says will bring… Continue reading

Swedish Whaaa…?

I’ve come across a few things while browsing the web for Swed-spiration that made me go Whaa…? Here’s one: I keep thinking of other random things I can store in it. It loops… Continue reading

Join me in a summer personal challenge!

Benny, the Irish Polyglot, (polyglot= speaker of multiple languages) has posed a 3 month summer language challenge.Take on a new language, set a BIG goal and get to it. The challenge? I’ve been… Continue reading

Foreign Language Study Smorgasbord: May 2012

This website doesn’t teach you Chinese, it teaches you how to learn Chinese.  The articles here will help you with whatever language(s) you choose to study.  Articles range from reviews of learning tools… Continue reading

Because of Bears…

You know you want to spend your weekend studying Slovak! Here’s where you can dig in:  Slovak Snack. I recommend starting with episode 10 of the podcast so you can learn how to… Continue reading


Go to eric.gov and search for “Mongolian” to get access to almost 50 free articles on Mongolian culture and language topics. Most are rather dated but may still be pertinent to whatever you’re… Continue reading

Learning Mongolian II

Image via WikipediaI have found another decent website for meeting language exchange partners My Happy Planet. More than 300 Mongolian speakers await! If you have never tried a language exchange before, here are… Continue reading

My pathetic Chinese abilities…

I studied Mandarin Chinese as an undergrad from 1998-2002 and have been on and off trying to keep it up since. I always struggled with the language and have never had much confidence… Continue reading

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