Yearlyglot Blog (Page: 5)
Why Learning To Read In Other Languages Is So Important
If you asked me to choose the one language-learning activity that I think provides the greatest increase in knowledge and ability, I would always say the same thing: learning to read.
Moving To Chicago's Greek Town: What You Need To Know
It's been a while since I updated here. Rest assured, that's not because I've given up. There's a good reason for the recent silence — I've moved!
Language Learning Is Easy But Persistence Isn't
It's not learning a language that's hard. Actually, taken at face value, 'learning' is easy, and 'language' is easy.
Rapid Greek Learning Through The 'Brute Force' Method
For the next month or two, I'm going to charge through all the Greek materials I can find, and do it as fast as possible.
Babel No More (Michael Erard) Book Review: My Thoughts
On the whole, one comes away from Babel No More feeling that it does a great job of asking questions, but doesn't make many overt attempts to offer answers.
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.