A bit of reverse psychology for you! Did it work? I think of myself as a social introvert. I like lots of indoor hobbies (reading books, writing, watching tv shows/movies, listening to music/podcasts, the internet, etc), I’m a quieter person, and I’m rather independent. But I have lots of wonderful friends, I’m able to be social when I need to, and I like going to … Continue reading Don’t try out online tutors/language exchanges…then you won’t have to talk to anyone!
French: I went to a meeting with a local French conversation Meetup Group this month! I regularly attended this group about 4 years ago, but stopped for a variety of reasons. One of my other francophile friends wanted to go and see what it was like again, so we went. It was actually pretty nice. Things had changed a little, and it seemed like a … Continue reading Month in Review- August 2019
#1 Make it your favorite hobby I have lots of hobbies. I’m the kind of person who is either keeping myself busy or relaxing on my couch reading a book/watching a show. One hundred percent energy or 10 percent energy, I guess? Some of my other hobbies are playing the violin (I also play guitar, ukalele, and a smidgen of piano), riding horses, reading a … Continue reading How to fit language learning into your life (or at least how I do)
French: I actually feel more comfortable now that I’m listening to RFI daily. I didn’t think it would make that much of a difference, but it does! Daily routine- listen to “Le Journal en Francais Facile” sur RFI, read articles/posts on the internet Weekly routine- watch/listen to “Le13hr du weekend” sur TF1 I started a new routine this year, and I’ve been able to keep … Continue reading Month in Review- July 2019
From my point of view- I’ve been learning languages for 17 years now- anyone can learn another language. All you need is the motivation and the resources! Motivation: What I mean by this, is that you need to have the desire, you need to want to learn another language. It’s that simple! If you know why you want to learn it- you like the music … Continue reading Anyone can learn a language
C’est tant difficile de croire que le janvier est déjà passé! Je trouve que l’année 2019 a bel et bien commencé pour moi. J’espère que le reste de l’année continue sur cette voie. Pienso que mis objetivos de lenguas han pasado bien en enero. Utilizo mi francés y mi español cada día (por la mayor parte del mes) en cualquiera manera. Juego con Drops para … Continue reading Month in Review – January 2019 – belated
Bonjour! Hola! Salve! 你好! Hae! Cześc! My name is Bonnie and I’m passionate about languages. I’m American and I currently live on the East Coast in the US. I’m 27 and so far I’ve traveled to 7 other countries. I speak/am learning 7 other languages besides English, my mother tongue. As a kid, I remember thinking that other languages were really cool. Like how you … Continue reading How long have I been in love with languages?