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Re: TAC 2017-2018 Luís

Postby Luís » 2018-02-26, 11:43

¿A qué esperas? :twisted:
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Re: TAC 2017-2018 Luís

Postby Luís » 2018-02-26, 22:10

Update

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Grammaire progressive du français - niveau avancé (page 27/169)

+ 1 episode of Fais pas ci, fais pas ça (I finished season 3 :bounce: ) and 1 episode of Pékin Express (I started watching season 8)

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Civilización española (page 121/494)

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Assimil Hebrew (Lesson 56/85)

Also, I want this... :<3:
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Re: TAC 2017-2018 Luís

Postby księżycowy » 2018-02-26, 22:18

I have to confess I've been interested in that Hebrew Verb book too. If you end up getting it, let me know what it's like and how good it is. :)
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Re: TAC 2017-2018 Luís

Postby france-eesti » 2018-02-28, 12:18

Luís wrote:(fr) + 1 episode of Fais pas ci, fais pas ça (I finished season 3 :bounce: ) and 1 episode of Pékin Express (I started watching season 8)


How does that sound to you? Reasonnably clever for a learner or even if you're not French, totally stupid? :D
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Re: TAC 2017-2018 Luís

Postby Luís » 2018-02-28, 14:29

What do you mean exactly? :hmm:
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Postby dEhiN » 2018-02-28, 18:06

I think she means what are your thoughts on either Fais pas ci, fais pas ça or Pékin Express or both. As in, do you think the dialogue, storyline, etc. sound reasonably clever or totally stupid, even to a non-native?

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Luís wrote:(fr) + 1 episode of Fais pas ci, fais pas ça (I finished season 3 :bounce: ) and 1 episode of Pékin Express (I started watching season 8)


How does that sound to you? Reasonnably clever for a learner or even if you're not French, totally stupid? :D

"How does that sound to you" comes across as ambiguous in this context. We usually use it when we've just said something and we want to find out someone's opinion on what we said: So, I was thinking we could go for Thai for dinner. How does that sound to you?

In this case, I would write something like "what do you think about these shows" or, specifically, "what do you think about the storyline/dialogue/acting/etc". I would also reword your second sentence to make it a little less confusing. Something like "reasonably clever or totally stupid, even to a non-native speaker".
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Re: TAC 2017-2018 Luís

Postby Luís » 2018-03-08, 9:46

There are actually two lessons in Biblical Hebrew in the middle of Assimil Hebrew (the tower of Babel story). That was a surprise and I'm not sure how I feel about it... :P
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Re: TAC 2017-2018 Luís

Postby księżycowy » 2018-03-08, 10:46

Overjoyed of course! :P

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Postby dEhiN » 2018-03-10, 7:05

Luís wrote:There are actually two lessons in Biblical Hebrew in the middle of Assimil Hebrew (the tower of Babel story). That was a surprise and I'm not sure how I feel about it... :P

So the lesson isn't just teaching/talking about the tower of Babel story but in modern Hebrew? It specifically teaches Biblical Hebrew so that you can read the story in its original form?
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Re: TAC 2017-2018 Luís

Postby księżycowy » 2018-03-10, 11:07

If I remember correctly, because I did happen to see these lessons when I was thumbing through the book a while back (feel free to correct me, Luís), it give the story in Biblical Hebrew and gives some basic notes on that type of Hebrew in relation to Modern Hebrew.

It doesn't talk about it in Modern Hebrew though. :P

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Re: TAC 2017-2018 Luís

Postby Luís » 2018-03-10, 13:02

Yes. And that's kinda weird because a) it happens in the middle of the book, not at the end or as something extra/optional b) not everyone who is learning Modern Hebrew is interested in Biblical Hebrew
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Re: TAC 2017-2018 Luís

Postby Luís » 2018-03-19, 21:58

Update

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Grammaire progressive du français - niveau avancé (page 59/169)

+ 2 episodes of Pékin Express

(es)
Civilización española (page 235/494)

(he)
Assimil Hebrew (Lesson 62/85)
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Re: TAC 2017-2018 Luís

Postby Luís » 2018-04-03, 21:09

Update

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Grammaire progressive du français - niveau avancé (page 89/169)

+ 1 episode of Pékin Express

(es)
Civilización española (page 329/494)

(he)
Assimil Hebrew (Lesson 66/85)
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Re: TAC 2017-2018 Luís

Postby Luís » 2018-04-08, 20:00

So, I decided to divide my languages into two main groups:

Group 1

(en) (and more specifically (en-us))
(fr)
(es)

I actually use (or have used) these languages in my daily life, either for personal or professional reasons. So, not only do I need to be fluent, but I also need to know very specific words related to business, technology, finance, etc. I'd like to reach a C2 level in all of them.

Group 2

All other languages! :P

I learn them for fun, basically. I like using the language to communicate with people when I go to a country where that language is spoken, talk to people online or in real life, read the news, etc. So, there's no point in spending hours trying to reach a C1-C2 level and learning vocabulary I'm never going to use. I think I'll probably be happy with a B1-B2 level before moving on to the next language.
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Re: TAC 2017-2018 Luís

Postby vijayjohn » 2018-04-08, 20:14

Is my mind just playing tricks on me, or did you once say something about German being an important language for your work? :hmm: (Or am I confusing you with Prowler just because he's also Portuguese or something? :P)

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Re: TAC 2017-2018 Luís

Postby Luís » 2018-04-08, 20:28

Well, you're right that I was learning German before, but I never really had to use it for work (nor would I be able to, considering how much I suck at it :P )
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Re: TAC 2017-2018 Luís

Postby vijayjohn » 2018-04-08, 21:08

I think maybe you said you needed to use English for work and were also learning German at some point, and my mind confused those two things. :silly:

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Re: TAC 2017-2018 Luís

Postby Luís » 2018-04-18, 12:53

Update

(fr)
Grammaire progressive du français - niveau avancé (page 117/169)

+ 3 episodes of Pékin Express

(es)
Civilización española (page 415/494)

(he)
Assimil Hebrew (Lesson 70/85)

+ 3 episodes of המדרשה (with subtitles). I think I understand about 5% of it at most :P
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Re: TAC 2017-2018 Luís

Postby IpseDixit » 2018-04-18, 18:37

When did you become a native-English-speaker? :o (Maybe it's just my faulty memory but I was quite sure you used to give only 4 gray stars to your English)

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Re: TAC 2017-2018 Luís

Postby Luís » 2018-04-18, 19:07

:shock:

Thanks for spotting that. It's actually not the first time that it happens... because "Native language" is the default proficiency level when editing/adding languages to your profile.
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