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Month: November 2015

Interview with Richard Benton from Loving Language

Interview with Richard Benton from Loving Language

This week I am feauturing yet another interview with another language blogger. Richard is from the US and his blog is devouted to cultural understanding through languages and his learning experience. He even has a complete list of resources devouted to Somali. Can you tell me a bit about yourself? What is your main occupation? I received my PhD in Hebrew and Semitic Studies, and I previously taught Ancient Hebrew, Jewish History, and Comparative Religion at various universities, both in…

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Interview with Chiara from Runaway Daydreamer

Interview with Chiara from Runaway Daydreamer

For today, I’m featuring an interview with a language blogger from Italy, Chiara. She runs the blog Runaway Daydreamer (beautiful and inspiring name) and she dedicates herself to write about culture, traveling and languages. What I like about her blogs is that she is quite honest about her language journey and she is more than willing to share her ups and downs with us. Without further ado, here are her answers! Can you tell me a bit about yourself? What…

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End of year poll and contest

End of year poll and contest

Would you like to win a book about Chilean Spanish? Since this year has been quite special for me, I have decided to do a giveaway. I will give away 2 books about Chilean Spanish (How to survive in the Chilean jungle? 2 and Speaking Chileno). All you have to do is fill out some questions about the blog that will help me deliver you better contents during 2016 and you’re in. Winners will be announced on December 18th via…

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How to learn a language from scratch and keep yourself motivated? (aka my Hungarian Journey)

How to learn a language from scratch and keep yourself motivated? (aka my Hungarian Journey)

This has been something going around my mind that lately, but now I have got it out of my mind and I feel ready to share it and talk about some methods that may help you in any language you are interested in. So, since practically the first week of November, I started to learn Hungarian. On my own. What is my purpose from this? Be able to hold small talk and probably feel comfortable with talking or writing about…

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Interview with Vladimir Skultety from Forever a Student

Interview with Vladimir Skultety from Forever a Student

Today I have the pleasure to feature my interview to Vladimir Skultety from Slovakia. Many of you know of him because of this video: Thing is, after this interview I became highly surprised and I find him as a true inspiration. As someone highly interested in breaking down barriers and fighting the fear of the unknown, he has become someone I look up to due to his interest and persistance to learn a certain language, as you would see. So,…

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