A lot of people find their first (and some, their biggest and last) frustration, in not being able to express proper thoughts and ideas within a few months of starting a language. It’s only natural: we want to see results because they’re our way of confirming we haven’t been messing up so far. Read more
There’s a truly regrettable trend in language learning nowadays. The products, books, courses, and technology used for this have grown so advanced that we feel like if we’re not talking a language three days after we bought the coursebook and started using Italki, we must be doing something wrong. Read more
Some years back, I started doing distance running as a way to force myself away from my work desk (while it is none of your business, it and I had an unhealthy, sometimes abusive relationship–we’re in better terms now, though). On my first run, like almost any other tenderfoot runner, I had no idea how long a mile was (much less how long three or six miles could be), but in my head it was an absurdly long measure that I would have a terribly hard time finishing.
Just how important is time management for language learning? A whole damn lot. Keep reading to find out how to manage your time like the best of language learners do. Read more
I’ve been learning languages for most of my adult life, and as such, have been at times confronted with questions that may seem insignificant to some people but can become giant obstacles to learning for others. Read more