It’s been a month since I started self-studying Brazilian Portuguese and sadly, I haven’t gone very far. I’m disappointed in myself and frustrated at my lack of progress. Continue reading I've Got Zero Problems with Portuguese…Just Kidding!
My first read for this year was The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux, a Gothic Horror set in Paris, France. It was a good read, despite the bland writing style and the lack of character building. Continue reading Thoughts on The Phantom of the Opera | Book Review
In June 2019, I graduated from university and found time to finally read for pleasure again. All in all, I read 9 books, most of which were fantastic. Here are my thoughts on them. Continue reading 2019 Reads | Book Review
Like all language learners, I hated word lists. I found them boring, dull, and dry. However, I’ve recently learned to appreciate how effective and easy they are. Continue reading I Never Thought I'd Fall in Love with Word Lists.
2019 was an exceptional year for languages. I accomplished things that I never thought I would, and I can’t wait to see what 2020 holds. Continue reading 2019 – What A Year for Learning Languages!
Nearly every language learner has gone through a bad teacher. Some say they’re the reason why they never learned their target language. My bad teacher is the reason why I can speak mine. Continue reading I Had A Bad Language Teacher So I Learned the Language Out of Spite.
I’ve been studying Brazilian Portuguese on my own for the past two weeks and despite the numerous challenges that I’ve faced, I’m really liking it. Continue reading Learn Portuguese: 2 Weeks In and the Pronunciation Makes Me Want to Cry.
After days of nervous waiting, the much-awaited results of the B1 Zertifikat Exam were released yesterday and they were…a bit unexpected. Continue reading The B1 Zertifikat Results were Released Yesterday. What the Hell Happened?
I’ve pretty much established that I’m interested in learning languages, but I thought that specifying which languages I’m actually interested in and writing why I’m interested in them would be a great way to motivate myself to actually learn these languages. Continue reading Taking On 5 Languages in 1 Year. I'm Scamming Myself, Right?
From February to September 2018, I enrolled in a B1 Extensive course at the Goethe Institut Manila. My entire experience was frustrating and I ultimately felt like I was cheated out of €250. Continue reading A Goethe Institut Experience From Hell! Getting Frustrated in their B1 Extensive Course.