Since we last talked, my skills in French (at least from my highly biased and myopic point of view) have increased tenfold.
As a less biased assessment, I would say that my skills in the other five languages (Spanish, Portuguese, German, Italian, and Esperanto) have plateaued only due to my deep immersion in the French language.
Any language learner knows that the key to successful language acquisition comes down to one thing: knowing what you want to achieve and doing what needs to be done to achieve it.
Any aspiring polyglot also knows how hard it can be to do just that.
Can you really learn a language in 30 days?
The real question should be how much of a language can you learn in 30 days.
This post could have been titled "This Is How You Will Fail to Learn Italian."
How much German can you learn in 30 days?
How much German can you learn in 30 days while learning 5 other languages?
Results may vary.
This month I'm taking part in Clear the List, a language learning commnity challenge hosted and started by Lindasy from Lindsay Does Languages and Shanon of Eurolinguiste.
Spanish. Portuguese. German. French. Esperanto. Italian.
Why would I learned a constructed language that only two million people in the world speak when there are other “more useful” languages I could learn?
*cough cough* Spanish.
I’m so glad you asked.
A completely acceptable language learning to-do list
The plan works if you work it.
I keep forgetting that last part.
What is Esperanto?
What is language?
What is life?