Duolingo, and only due dei miei pensieri! (only a few of my thoughts)

Many others have written about this app! This app that is still going strong and is well-known for being a way to learn a language. Which is more popular, Duolingo or Rosetta Stone? I don’t know, I’d have to say Duolingo these days. I’m not a huge fan of the app- in my short opinion, it’s really only good for getting people started, learning beginner … Continue reading Duolingo, and only due dei miei pensieri! (only a few of my thoughts)

When you don’t agree with the views/behaviors of the country for a language you’re learning

*these sentiments will be a little vague, so as not to target any specific country or gov’t, and to protect me as a writer* I’m often interested in learning a new language based on a friendship I’ve made, or upcoming travels. I like to travel to places based on the general people, the sights to see, the food to eat, the music/movies/books, etc that come … Continue reading When you don’t agree with the views/behaviors of the country for a language you’re learning

Life update with the French language

Long story short- I started French in middle school (at age 12) as my language elective, took AP French in high school, and became truly passionate about French in college after taking my first class there. I studied abroad in France twice, went to graduate school for a Master’s in Literary Translation (French into English), and worked as a French translator for a short time. … Continue reading Life update with the French language