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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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?
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