Yearlyglot Blog (Page: 18)
Why You Shouldn't Study A Foreign Language
When people study, they devote elevated, sometimes even intense amounts of attention to a particular topic with the specific intent of high short-term recall. This isn't effective for languages.
Learn Italian In One Year: 9 Month Progress Update
I'm entering the final three months of my Italian language mission, so it's a good time for another update on my progress.
Why You Need To Unclutter Your Life
Clearing out the stresses and distractions in your life is a great way to free up your time and your attention for the things that are important.
Has The Kindle Made Paper Books Redundant?
I've had my Kindle for a few weeks now, and I've used it in a lot of ways, both conventional and nonconventional, and I think I'm ready to report what I've learned and form some opinions about this device.
How Important Is Speaking Correctly (Foreign Language)?
When you start learning a new language and reading all the motivation and instructional blogs, you find that there are a lot of strong opinions on whether or not it is important to speak correctly.
If You Want Easy Grammar, Learn Tagalog
For anyone looking for an easy and fun language to really get you interested in learning a new language, you can't really go wrong with Tagalog.
The Worst Language I’ve Ever Seen
I've complained about some other languages, and I've had a lot to say about one in particular, but there is one language I know of which is, in my opinion, worse than all others.
Learning Germanic Languages: Everything You Need To Know
Learning a Germanic language if you already know another Germanic language is much easier than learning a language within a completely different branch or family.