Yearlyglot Blog (Page: 5)
How To Read And Pronounce Greek Dipthongs
Greek is not a fully phonetic language. A few letters can be pronounced in more than one way, and a few sounds can be represented by more than one letter.
Book Review: The Haphazard Construction Of The Human Mind
I recently finished reading Kluge: The Haphazard Construction of the Human Mind by Gary Marcus. The book contains an entire chapter on language.
How To Type In Greek (While Learning The Language)
Typing the words not only helps me to practice using the Greek keyboard, but it also helps me to commit to memory the words I'm learning.
Essential Early Steps To Learn Greek
For my first month with Greek, the plan has been to ease into the language, starting with the alphabet.
Learn A Language That You're Able To Use
The bottom line is, learn a language you're able to use. And that's the most important key to learning: you must use what you learn.
How To Choose A Language That You Will Actually Use
My advice to others has always been to pick a language not for it's features, or uniqueness, but rather to choose a language that you will actually use.
With 2011 In The Books, What Will 2012 Bring?
I won't reveal my next language project just yet, but I can say that unlike this year, my next language will be one that I can much more easily use.
Why I Failed To Learn Turkish
It's clear that I will not be speaking fluent Turkish by the end of this year - even if I were to be amazingly productive for the rest of this month.