Category Archives: Languages

Warum ich Deutsch lernte

Oft wann ich auf diese Blog schreibe,schreibe ich oft wie viel ich die Deutsche Sprache liebe. Und heute werde ich endlich erklären warum und wie ich Deutsch gelernt habe. Seit ich ein Kind war, habe ich viel Sprachen in das Haus meiner Eltern … Continue reading

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Why Irish (Gaeilge) is far from dead.

As I am in my final term of university, my language learning has taken a much bigger dip that I anticipated. However, that doesn’t mean that I have abandoned language learning entirely. I have often been reading vast amounts of foreign … Continue reading

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How to fit language learning into your busy schedule

Hello again! I know it has been a while since I have posted anything sadly my laptop crashed during the summer and I was too busy working to get it fixed. But it is fixed now, and I’m back in … Continue reading

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My progress with learning Hebrew

Since finishing my A-level exams in June, I had the problem of deciding what language to learn over the summer. Do I learn something completely different? Or do I choose a language related to the others that I speak, perhaps … Continue reading

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Greek: The language of knowledge

The term ‘polyglot’ used to describe someone who can communicate in a number of foreign languages. But where does this word come from? Well, it is actually a combination of two Greek words. Πολυ ‘poly’ (many) and Γλωσσες ‘glosses’ (languages). When learning a new language, a … Continue reading

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The history of English

Today English is a language used for communication around the globe. This came as a result of the British empire which spread the English language and culture all over the world, and its impact still resonate today. But has the … Continue reading

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Just a little something about Afrikaans

One of my all time favourite languages (apart from Swedish) has got to be Afrikaans. I rarely feel as passionate about a language as I do with Afrikaans, possibly because I feel as if it’s one I was meant to speak. Afrikaans … Continue reading

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Who can learn languages?

The answer is simple, anyone can learn a language! With the right attitude of course. Some people assume that you can only learn a language if you are supposedly ‘talented with languages’, some believe that you have to move the country of the … Continue reading

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The languages right on our door step.

Before I started travelling, I was certain that English was the only language necessary for global travel and communication. This assumption however, has changed. Several years ago, my family and I decided to visit Cardiff for the first time. I had been … Continue reading

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