Being productive can be hard when you are constantly on the move and you don't have a particular direction for growth. Maybe you feel stagnant, or maybe you just want to mix things up and do something new for a while. Either way, this is just a quick post to share a few of the things that I've . . .
The trick to learning any language is to find a way to immerse yourself in it--really consuming as much as you can all the time. That means that, rather than designating an hour here and there for study, you should be trying to incorporate the language into your everyday life and hobbies. If . . .
When I arrived in Iceland, I really had no idea how the naming structure worked. Sure, I'd noticed the plethora of names that ended in "sson," but I assumed it was just a trend without thinking about the true meaning. It wasn't until an Icelandic woman gave me a little lesson on naming that I . . .
First, some background... I grew up in Canada, meaning I learned French for around 10 years during my schooling. However, it wasn't until I was well into my university years that I actually developed a real interest in learning languages. Since then, I've dabbled in a few, but I always came back to . . .
Here’s the truth: if you want to become fluent in a second language, 10 minutes of practice a day is going to take you a verrrrry long time (is it even possible?). However, once you get past that initial burst of motivation that comes with starting something new, it can get tough to keep up the . . .