Polish

Polish your Polish

Can you get your tongue around the weird and wonderful consonant sounds in Polish?  Watch this video I put together and see how you do too!  Post a reply to the video with you saying “chrząszcz”!  Each group of languages I have studied has a special place in my heart.  The Romance and Germanic languages

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Reading the signs…

I’ve been in Poland for three weeks now already.  Just under a week left and I will be back on the road… Learning a language in-country is a luxury and it is not always an option.  It is still possible to study a language successfully to a high level without going abroad.  We live in

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The language monkey

If there is one thing that language learning has taught me, it is that aping the people around me is the most effective way to speak like them. Sometimes we can feel self-conscious about putting on an accent.  Perhaps we’ve heard other people do it badly in our own language.  Perhaps you have been told

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Language studies

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VwilekZlcws] You may study a language as part of a course or for work.  You can also set yourself up on a course and study alone, but give yourself a certain timeframe or goals. Many experienced language learners shy away from formal courses for a variety of reasons… * it’s too slow * it’s too

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