I am going to let you all in on a little secret. I am not a professional linguist! I know you are all surprised to hear that, but it’s true. In fact, I don’t use ANY of my languages (besides English, of course) professionally nor have I EVER taken a class in any language. Everything I know and recommend comes from what I have learned as I have stumbled through the various ways to learn.
I don’t think I am always right, or at least that what I like and do is right for everyone. There are a lot of view points on how to learn a language as an adult, and you know what? They are all probably right. I have heard an interesting quote once that intelligence is the ability to hold two conflicting thoughts in your mind at the same time with out going crazy. I probably miss quoted it, but you get the point. It’s important to learn and understand different view points so that you can be a more rounded individual.
Which Blogs I Read
That’s why I like to read the blog post from other successful language learners who may “seem” to be different. Continue reading