I just found something this week that I didn't know existed! I've been struggling having a keyboard basically for each language I study. I get it for Russian, Japanese and Farsi, but I'm finding it annoying for Italian or my native Finnish that I have to switch the keyboard to be able to write all … Continue reading PSA: US international keyboard for Windows
REstarting italian I finally am trying to get back to my rhythm with language learning and while I'm trying to keep up languages like Russian and French, I wanted to jump back to Japanese and Italian. Bit more about Japanese later, I will start with my Italian journey. I started doing the Language Hacking course … Continue reading Buongiorno Italia!
There are many posts about podcasts and language learning (just google it). But I thought about how I use them, which seems to differ a bit from the common and recommended way. Most recommend finding podcasts with transcripts and then listen to each podcasts many times. I don't really disagree with the advice, but I … Continue reading Using podcasts for language learning
One thing that always comes up in language learning is being fluent in a language. I thought I knew what that is, but lately I've realize that people define it very differently. So the first question we need to ask is: What exactly is fluency? I started thinking of this when I saw Benny Lewis's blog … Continue reading Am I fluent yet???