TAC 2017-2018 Luís

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Re: TAC 2017-2018 Luís

Postby vijayjohn » 2018-07-13, 0:13

Luís wrote:(he)
Assimil Hebrew (Lesson 81/85)

Ooh! So close!

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Re: TAC 2017-2018 Luís

Postby Luís » 2018-07-31, 20:41

Update

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I finished Le portugais économique et commercial :bounce:

I started Grammaire progressive du français - perfectionnement (page 11/281)
+ 6 episodes of Pékin Express (I finished season 9 :bounce:)
+ 1 episode of Fais pas ci, fais pa ça (I started season 5)

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Historia de America Latina (page 141/204)

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Assimil Hebrew (Lesson 84/85)
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Re: TAC 2017-2018 Luís

Postby Luís » 2018-08-11, 12:51

Update

(fr)

Grammaire progressive du français - perfectionnement (page 18/281)
+ 7 episodes of Fais pas ci, fais pa ça (I finished season 5 :bounce:)
+ 1 episode of Pékin Express (I started season 10)

(es)

Historia de America Latina (page 154/204)

(he)
I finished Assimil Hebrew! :bounce:

I think I'll start going over Colloquial Hebrew now...
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Re: TAC 2017-2018 Luís

Postby Luís » 2018-09-18, 22:03

Yet another rather slow month...

Update

(fr)

Grammaire progressive du français - perfectionnement (page 29/281)
+ 5 episodes of Fais pas ci, fais pa ça (I started season 6)
+ 3 episodes of Pékin Express

(es)

Historia de America Latina (page 193/204)

(he)

Colloquial Hebrew (page 59/271)
I've also started going through L'hébreu dans votre poche (page 19/87) and adding all the words/expressions I don't know to my Anki deck
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Re: TAC 2017-2018 Luís

Postby Luís » 2018-10-07, 19:12

Update

I hardly did anything these past few weeks. I watched a lot of shows on Netflix, though... :para: I guess I need to find a way to regain my motivation...

(fr)

Grammaire progressive du français - perfectionnement (page 32/281)

+ 6 episodes of Le Chalet
+ 2 episodes of Pékin Express

(es)

I finished Historia de America Latina :bounce:

I started reading Cuba, una Historia (currently on page 7/117)

+ 14 episodes of La Casa de Papel

(he)

Colloquial Hebrew (page 59/271)
L'hébreu dans votre poche (page 19/87)

+ 1 episode of Fauda
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Re: TAC 2017-2018 Luís

Postby dEhiN » 2018-10-09, 19:24

Luís wrote:I guess I need to find a way to regain my motivation...

For me, regain doesn't sound as fitting as recover (or get back). Regain has a connotation of material possession - to get possession back of something. Recover can be used for both material and non-material things. At least, that's in my experience.
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Re: TAC 2017-2018 Luís

Postby vijayjohn » 2018-10-10, 0:16

I think regain is fine for me. :hmm:

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Re: TAC 2017-2018 Luís

Postby księżycowy » 2018-10-10, 0:23

Same here.

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Re: TAC 2017-2018 Luís

Postby dEhiN » 2018-10-13, 23:04

Tomayto, tomahto I suppose...
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Re: TAC 2017-2018 Luís

Postby Luís » 2018-12-16, 16:06

Final Update

I didn't really do much... (I blame it on Netflix :P )

(fr)

Grammaire progressive du français - perfectionnement (page 37/281)

(es)
I finished Cuba, una Historia :bounce:

(he)

Colloquial Hebrew (page 67/271)
L'hébreu dans votre poche (page 36/87)

I did watch a lot of movies/series in these 3 languages, though... :P

All things considered, I can't say I achieved all my goals for this year, but it wasn't a total failure either.
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Re: TAC 2017-2018 Luís

Postby dEhiN » 2018-12-18, 5:14

Hey Luís, how's it going? I have a question. You seem to incorporate watching native media quite a bit into your language learning approach. Do you wait until you're at a certain level before you do it? How do you deal with words/phrases that aren't familiar? Do you watch with subs in a language you know well or fluently? Do you overall just watch the media (whether with subs or not) and let yourself eventually start to pick out words? Or do you painstakingly write out every new words, pausing the media as need be?
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Re: TAC 2017-2018 Luís

Postby Luís » 2018-12-18, 10:05

dEhiN wrote:Do you wait until you're at a certain level before you do it?


I think it works best if you already have a good level in the target language (in my case: French and Spanish)

When it comes to Hebrew shows, I watch them just for fun. I'd say it mostly helps with prosody, but I'm not learning that much from them.

dEhiN wrote:How do you deal with words/phrases that aren't familiar?


I note them down.

dEhiN wrote:Do you watch with subs in a language you know well or fluently?


I watch with subs in the same language I'm trying to learn (French movie with French subtitles, Spanish TV show with Spanish subtitles, etc.)

dEhiN wrote:Do you overall just watch the media (whether with subs or not) and let yourself eventually start to pick out words? Or do you painstakingly write out every new words, pausing the media as need be?


I'm already comfortable with these languages, so there aren't that many words/phrases I don't know (maybe 2-3 words per episode, but it depends a lot*). I tend to note them down (without pausing) and look them up later.

* for instance, last week I watched an episode of Plan Coeur (a kind of French "Sex and the City") and there was so much slang in it, I noted down over a dozen words/expressions)
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Re: TAC 2017-2018 Luís

Postby dEhiN » 2018-12-20, 7:10

Huh, thanks!
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