Wow, it's been awhile. To make a long story short, I was so busy in Stockholm with my intensive B2 Swedish classes and volunteering as a translator/marketing/event planning volunteer with the royal family's charity that I felt like my language needs were pretty much covered. Now that I'm back in the US, focusing on keeping up … Continue reading #clearthelist May 2017 + new language!
I'm an active person; I exercise almost every day so my "In the Gym" playlist also gets a workout. Every few weeks, I look through this playlist, add new songs, and get rid of ones I usually skip. Today, I noticed a pattern. Usually, the songs I delete are in English, and the songs I … Continue reading Why You Need to Listen to More Foreign Music
Happy New Year, everyone! What an exciting time to be alive and blogging and learning another language! For the newbies, #clearthelist is a community of language learners to share their goals - look to Lindsay at Linsday Does Languages or Shannon from Eurolinguiste,Kris from Actual Fluency, and Angel from French Lover. Without further ado... How … Continue reading #ClearTheList – January 2017
Making the decision to study, live, or visit another country for a significant amount of time is a courageous one. Before I left for 8 months of study in Spain and Portugal, my dad watched Taken and never fully recovered. Obviously, international crime rings are not typically a part of someone's experience abroad, but there … Continue reading The One Decision You Can Make That Will Change Your Abroad Experience
I am so excited for my first language learning Clear the List and keep track of my language progression! For the uninitiated, #clearthelist is for language learning nerds (like myself) who want to keep track of our language learning goals and juggle languages successfully. In the past, I've had trouble tracking specific progress and as … Continue reading Clear the List: December 2016 Edition
So you want to learn a language? Answer these three questions to set the right goals.