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Glossika books

http://youtu.be/KiSJFQWViVM My Glossika books arrive, and I am gleeful.

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Reading aloud “The Giving Tree”

A painfully bad reading of The Giving Tree.  Don’t listen, it will make your ears bleed.  haha I have progressed far enough with the story in LingQ to eliminate all the blue unknown words.  Tutor helped by providing these words:  … Continue reading

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Glossika sentences worming into my brain

Learning a second language has brought me many surprises. Today, I stepped out of my comfort zone and made a video describing Glossika. It is my first Youtube video. I am incredibly nervous in the video, and I was speaking … Continue reading

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Glossika flashcards

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Glossika Korean Basic

One of my problems with language learning is I don’t get to hear people casually speaking around me.  Perhaps one of the reasons I like Glossika is that it has the sort of mundane sentences you would hear in conversations. … Continue reading

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Assimilating Sentences

Your goal should be understanding the sentences, not memorization. You’ve “learned” a sentence when you: Read it in full, aloud, in its native script Know the meaning of every word in the sentence Understand the meaning of the entire sentence Write … Continue reading

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Glossika – First 50 Sentences

I am beginning to think of the Glossika sentences as “mine” and feeling a mixture of fond feelings and camaraderie.   We are spending a lot of time together, after all.  haha This post will describe how I am working … Continue reading

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If you were curious about Glossika and want to hear what it sounds like, check out the free audio on ITunes. I want to learn Thai some day, so I couldn’t resist. Read more at womenlearnthai.

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Asking three questions in a row

I believe in catching someone doing something right.  🙂  I try to notice my progress, even in small ways. Tonight, in a Skype conversation with my Korean mentor, I asked three questions in a row. Tell me a little about … Continue reading

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Not only in your mind but with your tongue

As you proceed through the Glossika Spaced Repetition (GSR) program, “10 days … 20 days … 30 days … as so many sentence patterns are repeated and new vocabulary introduced, your pattern recognition ability will really strengthen and foreign language … Continue reading

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Glossika – Day 3

I’m still trying to get a handle on the Glossika program.  Here is my graphic on how I picture the learning. It is an iterative process.  You are adding new sentences while dropping off sentences you have mastered  (to be … Continue reading

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Sentence Patterns

Today, I am thinking about sentence patterns. Not since taking a class in Rhetoric have I given much thought to the way sentences are put together. However, when I decided to learn Korean and got myself some Korean pen pals, … Continue reading

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Do we need grammar?

In this post, I consider whether maybe grammar isn’t all that important.  Will they take away my Bachelor of Arts in English for such a scandalous idea?

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Glossika

A month ago, Alexander Giddings told me he uses Glossika.  Glossika trains listening and speaking.  Yesterday, I downloaded the Korean Glossika.  Today, I start to learn with Glossika.   What I hope to achieve with Glossika: Exposure to a large … Continue reading

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4 Basic Steps to Studying with LingQ

There are 4 basic steps to studying at LingQ: Read text and make note of words you do not know (linking) Study the list of words you are learning (flashcards, daily email, quiz) Review texts you have already marked for … Continue reading

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