Yearlyglot Blog (Page: 19)
Italian Tongue-Twisters: How To Speak Better Italian
In Italian, a tongue-twister is called scioglilingua, and they've got some hard ones! I've listed a few here.
The Next Evolution In Communication
I see a time coming soon, where phone numbers will be a thing of the past. To call someone, you'll just click (or 'tap') a contact.
Learning How To Say Thanks In A Foreign Language
One of the simplest things I do in foreign languages also happens to be the one that people seem to find most impressive: simply saying 'thanks'.
Ci, Vi, And Ne In Italian
We've learned about the reflexive pronouns ci and vi, and the partitive pronoun ne, but the Italian pronouns ci, vi, and ne all have secret powers that other pronouns don't have.
How To Make Language Learning Fun And Interesting
One of the best ways to keep your interest in a language is to do things with it that are fun and/or interesting.
Benefits Of Learning To Swear In A Foreign Language
Effective communication means choosing the best word for the situation. And yes, sometimes, that's a 'swear' word.
Why You Need To Stop Whining About Grammar
Here's the problem. The age old grammar debate is fundamentally nothing more than bullshit. That's it. It's all bullshit.
Toki Pona: A Conlang For Minimalists
When compared to Esperanto, it's hard to argue against Toki Pona being a much easier and more universal language to get people speaking across cultures and language boundaries.