Archive for the ‘Spanish’ Category

Although I did get through a lot of my Spanish, I didn’t complete it all.  With Japanese, I made it halfway.  I wrote down all possible reasons (and their solutions) for not reaching my objectives.  Since I’m done with classes for the time being and don’t have much else to do there is no excuse […]

Steve Kaufmann, founder of LingQ, wrote an interesting post (it includes a podcast) about learning in the classroom and learning on your own. In my experience, I have learned that I prefer self-study. I learned a lot in the classroom, but I’ll admit that the style used wasn’t the most motivating. In college, it was […]

Making my Way


I’m trying not to get excited (I’m sure that something will come along to burst my bubble), but I’ve made a tiny dent in my Japanese. I was supposed to focus on learning the katakana, but found myself wanting to work on vocabulary and grammar instead. So I took a very simple text from LingQ […]

Using LingQ, I translated and rewrote a summary of what I read.  It’s really short, but here it is: Google es muy importante.  Porque?  Con las herramientas de Google como Google tierra, yo puedo organizar mis fotos, mi agenda, y buscar en paginas de internet.  Yo puedo crear una cuenta de correo y habla a […]