Yearlyglot Blog (Page: 19)
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.
Various Russian And Italian Language Idiosyncrasies I've Learned
Each language feels different when it hits your ear, and feels strange as it exits your mouth — often leaving your tongue twisted into a new, uncomfortable shape.
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.