Pour ceux qui s’intéressent à la langue française, je voulais écrire un peu aujourd’hui pour expliquer pourquoi j’ai appris le français et comment j’ai réussi. À mon avis, le français est vraiment une jolie langue et c’est plutôt un dommage que la plupart des anglais refusent à l’apprendre. Moi, je pense que le français est tellement important en Angleterre car c’est la langue de nos voisins les plus proches. Continue reading “Pourquoi j’ai décidé à apprendre le français”
So I’m giving Norwegian ago. Sure it’s a bit ‘out of the way’ and to some, kind of a strange choice to go for to learn a language but that’s never stopped me before. I’m not planning a trip to Norway at the moment, I’m not that lucky, but I do find the language oddly attractive in a linguistic sense; it’s got a rich history, being descendent from Old Norse, the language of the Vikings and, at one time, much of Europe. But also, spoken Norwegian just sounds so exotic and enticing, its sounds seem really foreign and unusual to me and I’d like to be able to speak like that myself. I’ve heard it’s got a relatively simple grammar when compared to German or Polish, for example, but I’m going to test this out for myself. Continue reading “Norwegian – Week 1”
I can’t speak for everyone here but if you’ve got the right technique, the answer is ‘no’. Now, of course, language learning is inherently difficult and time consuming, but if you devote enough time to the task, you’ll be pleasantly surprised.
Hello and welcome to my new blog ‘Polyglot in training’!
My name’s Ethan and I’m from England. I’ve always had this strange interest in words and grammar; something about language just appeals to me and ever since I was little it’s just sort of been how I’m able to understand the world. I always wanted to know why such and such language spells words like this, or what these weird little symbols do in such and such language. Continue reading “Polyglot In Training”