Yearlyglot Blog (Page: 26)
I Don't Have A Gift For Languages (Nobody Does)
The only natural characteristic that I have, which some others perhaps might not, is a natural curiosity... a fascination with the way languages work.
How To Greet People In Italian: Beginner's Guide
In this post, I'll teach you how Italians greet each other and other essential Italian phrases.
How To Be Courteous When Speaking Lithuanian
In this post, I share some helpful expressions in Lithuanian for being courteous and polite.
Learn Russian As It's Really Spoken From LOLCats
One of the most difficult barriers in Russian study is the disconnect between the words and pronunciations you learn in a book and those you hear in daily speech.
The World's Most Influential Languages
I've seen languages ranked by many diverse criteria, including number of speakers, economic power of countries where the languages are spoken, and so on.
After cheering for the Blackhawks all season long, I got to see them hoist the Stanley Cup.
Italian Pronouns: A Beginner's Guide
Pronouns are among the most used of any word in any language, and they have many uses. Today I'd like to take a look at some of the ways they are used in Italian.
Why Romance Languages Are Just Vulgar Latin
Today, I'd like to explore how that works in the so-called Romance languages... though I prefer to think of them as Vulgar Latin languages.