During this weekend (27.-29.7.) Linguadedron organized a Language Jam. For once I was available, so I thought I would participate. I signed up for 24h challenge, because I didn't want to stress too much about it. Here is my experience of learning Afrikaans for 24 hours. So what is this Language Jam thing? The Language … Continue reading Language Jam 2018: Afrikaans
Since I live in Germany, my current plan is to improve my German. I'm taking kind of intensive approach to this. I first thought of taking actual lessons from a professional teacher in italki, but I realized these are not super useful for me and I just end up paying more. I'm not against paying … Continue reading Ich will Deutsch lernen!
I live abroad, so I hear this a lot. Everyone seems to think that Finnish is one of the hardest languages to learn. Well, I have no idea if this is true, after all, I learned to speak it when I was about 2 years old... But since it comes up so often, it's something … Continue reading Finnish – isn’t that like one of the hardest languages to learn?
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???
- or a very long post about me and language learning Who am I? I'm originally from Finland, I have lived in several countries and I love learning languages. I speak several languages and I've studied even more. I had a bit of a break on goal oriented language learning due to my PhD … Continue reading Introduction