[Video] Your own language learning method

[Video] Your own language learning method

I got inspired to make, yet another, video on YouTube about creating your own language learning method. These are guidelines you can use when you reach an intermediate level and take things to the next level. Remember, learning on your own does not mean you are learning alone. Share your experience and feedback on the comments

My life story as Polyglot: Guest post by Dimitris Polychronopoulos

My life story as Polyglot: Guest post by Dimitris Polychronopoulos

Today I’m feauturing a guest post by Dimitris Polychronopoulos, a Greek man with an interesting life story regarding languages and his experiences with learning different ones, especially with French. I must say that Dimitris’s story is quite similar to mine, though there are some differences that you may see later. If you would like to be a guest writer on Linguablog.org, please contact me. I’m Dimitris Polychronopoulos. I’m a citizen of both Greece and USA. My mother is a monolingual English-speaker…

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[Repost] Video interview given to Artem from Yaziky.com [in Spanish]

[Repost] Video interview given to Artem from Yaziky.com [in Spanish]

A few weeks ago (curiously, just before taking a sick leave due to nasty flu), I gave an interview to Artem from Yaziky.com in Spanish about my language learning process and giving some general advice on languages, traveling and foreign cultures. Artem speaks fluent Spanish and he is an amazing and humble guy. You can watch this interview on YouTube and interact with him on his blog, YouTube channel and Facebook page.  

My future with Polish: hard decisions

My future with Polish: hard decisions

I have not updated in a while as I have dealing with a hard decision involving my future. As of August 2016, I will be starting my Master’s in Cultural Heritage. It will be 3 semesters long, yet it will require for me to focus mostly on my studies and sadly, I will be leaving my Polish lessons behind. One of the reasons I decided to take Polish lessons in a class setting was that I believed what people would…

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Interview with Salvatore from Nzignàmunni ‘u sicilianu (and learn Sicilian)

Interview with Salvatore from Nzignàmunni ‘u sicilianu (and learn Sicilian)

After my vacation in the US which was fantastic in many ways, it’s time to get back to regular posting. Today I’m honored to present an interview I had with Salvatore from the Facebook page Nzignàmunni ‘u sicilianu, a site meant to teach and revitalize the Sicilian language and consider it as a language of its own, and not a mere Italian dialect. I’m really excited to feature a piece with him and of course, feel free to be in contact with his…

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1 curious thing that called my attention in Hungary (and somehow related to language)

1 curious thing that called my attention in Hungary (and somehow related to language)

I had fun writing my observations about Poland and relating it to language (especially when I mentioned about German cleaning products), so I believe Hungary should get its own post about something that called my attention while being there. By the way, due to the greater amount of work and responsibilities I’ve got this year, I haven’t been to continue with Hungarian as fast as I can, but I’m determined to reach a basic conversational level soon and simply, enjoy learning….

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Lira Popular or learning languages and cultures through poetry and art

Lira Popular or learning languages and cultures through poetry and art

As someone who believes that history, culture, society go quite along with language and language learning, it is interesting to always be in the lookout for things people might not know and that might be interesting, not only to other learners, but natives as well. Up until the 19th century, Chile was probably one of the most underdeveloped regions of the Spanish Empire. This meant that certain things were more relaxed, there were other influences that in other regions weren’t…

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Interview with Artem Nazarov from Yaziky.com

Interview with Artem Nazarov from Yaziky.com

Today I am proud to feature an interview with one of my first followers of this blog. Artem is from Novosibirsk, Russia and runs the blog Yaziky.com. I have followed his learning process closely and I have been amazed by how far he has gone. I am quite confident he is doing a great work with a learning process he has adapted to his lifestyle and situation. Can you tell me a bit about yourself? What is your main occupation?…

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[RECAP] Learning Polish while living in Chile

[RECAP] Learning Polish while living in Chile

Originally, I had another post in mind for this week, but after things that happened by the end of the week, I decided to write something more personal. It has been about 2 years since I started learning Polish [CLICK HERE FOR MY REASONS WHY I CHOSE POLISH]. To be honest, I was quite anxious when starting it. Especially because of those things you see online about this language: people claim it is one of the hardest languages of the…

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El voseo en Chile y porqué no es “mal castellano”

El voseo en Chile y porqué no es “mal castellano”

Post originalmente publicado acá. Traducido por el autor. Debido a varias peticiones, he decidido traducir mi artículo sobre el voseo en Chile, que llama mucho la atención a quiénes aprenden el castellano como también hablantes nativos interesados en Chile. Muchos de ustedes ya conocen que para la segunda persona singular, el castellano hace la distinción entre la variante formal e informal: usted y tú (nótese que sólo usted lleva mayúscula al inicio cuando es abreviado, es decir Ud. y el…

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