księżycowy wrote:-I'm temporarily changing my focus with German only to reading, for obvious reasons. To that end, I've also acquired a copy of German Quickly by April Wilson.
I realize that the week is quickly coming to an end, but I hope to post an update and goals by tomorrow.
ceid donn wrote:I've been going around all day thinking it's Thursday and not Tuesday, so I guess it feels like the week is almost over to me.
księżycowy wrote:My week is all fucked up because we don't have classes on Friday (but we have a meeting in the morning), and I took today off so I could take my GRE.
księżycowy wrote:I always seem to get frustrated with my heritage languages. Either I'm not doing any of them, or I feel I'm doing the wrong one, etc. So I've decided to try to work on all three of them in some fashion.
księżycowy wrote:[Stop me before I add any more to the last section! I'm tempted to add Taiwanese and Sumerian, but I don't think I could manage that! ]
dEhiN wrote:Good luck on your GRE!
I struggled with this a lot with my heritage language. I think the frustration, at least for me, was due to a thinking along the lines of "I like learning languages and I'm good at it, and I never got a chance to learn my heritage language growing up, so I should put my ability and talents to learning my heritage language; after all, how could I study other languages and not even know my heritage one!" I've learned for the most part to let go of that thinking. I still want to learn Tamil because it's my heritage language, and so I feel an affinity toward it, but I don't give into any pressure that I need to do it because I like learning languages.
You should add Sumerian! We'll only be going at a pace of one page per week. And you really don't need to do Lesson 1
księżycowy wrote:So, then we'll restart the Taiwanese study group then?
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