Yearlyglot Blog (Page: 22)
How To Travel Light For A One Week Overseas Trip
When you travel, less is more. By that, I mean that having to carry less offers me the freedom to do more.
Essential Italian Word Patterns Every Learner Should Know
Here are some essential Italian word patterns that every learner of the language will encounter.
Five Major Failures Of Esperanto
Today I'm going to put aside my biases and bring attention to a few specific details of Esperanto which give me an unfavorable opinion of it as a language.
Basic Lithuanian Verbs: Quick Intro For Beginners
Lithuanian is basically the parent language to all the modern Slavic languages, and as such, it uses perfective and imperfective aspects on all verbs, denoted by use of prefixes.
Verb + Preposition + Infinitive Patterns In Italian
In my last post, I talked about the importance of learning word patterns when learning Italian. Today, I want to focus on verb + prep. + infin. patterns.
How To Recognize Word Patterns In A Foreign Language
In many ways, our brains are nothing more than elaborate pattern matching machines, evolved to recognize faces, landmarks, predators, smells, food sources.
Difficult Italian Words With More Than One Meaning
In my Italian studies so far this year, I've run into several situations where a word can mean two completely different things.
Introduction To Catalan: A Beginner's Guide
I've always thought of Catalan as a dialect of Spanish. In fact, I've often heard those two names together in one phrase: Catalan Spanish.