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How To Do First Person Verb Conjugation In Turkish
ben is the Turkish first person pronoun, but like many languages with strong conjugation patterns, the subject is omitted and used for clarification or emphasis.
Children Don't Learn Languages Easier Than Adults (It's A Myth)
There is a popular myth floating around, which suggests that children are somehow more capable of learning languages than adults are.
How To Negate Verbs In Turkish
In this post, I share my what I've learned about negating verbs in the Turkish language.
Advanced Polish Listening Exercise: Prawiek I Inne Czasy
In this advanced Polish reading, Ewelina Gonera reads to us from Prawiek i inne czasy, by Olga Tokarczuk.
Why Some Languages Sound More Beautiful Than Others
It's nice to appreciate the beauty or the fascination a language provides, but that's a lousy reason to learn.
How To Learn Turkish Listening To Tarkan
If you're a newcomer to Turkish, you'll notice that Turkish is a very straightforward, phonetic language with a highly predictable stress pattern.
Stop Letting Your Plans Hold You Back From Greater Things
When you obstinately stick to some rigid plan in language learning, you miss out on all the other opportunities that present themselves.
Hard + Soft Consonants: Intro To Russian Palatalization
There are two characters in the Russian alphabet that will leave you perplexed for a long time as you take on the challenge of this new language: the soft sign (ь) and the hard sign (ъ).