So, today is the first day of December. That means that Polyglot NaNoWriMo is over for another year, and I suppose you’re wondering how and what I ended up doing. Well, I toyed with the idea of trying to teach myself French through the medium of writing… but in the end, I figured it would … Fortsätt läsa A Swing and a Miss
The time has come, the walrus said, to talk of many things! Of shoes, of ships, of sealing wax - of cabbages and kings! ...sorry, I'm not sure what happened there. Nevertheless, it’s time for Polyglot NaNoWriMo! This is something of a placeholder post because pretty much all of my writing energy for this month … Fortsätt läsa Let’s Go, NaNoWriMo!
I’ve been doing a lot of dabbling in various languages over the past few months, and I’ve really learned a lot. I’d be lying if I said I regretted it because I quite enjoy having a broad pool of knowledge (though in some parts it’s incredibly shallow) to draw from. Languages are living things which … Fortsätt läsa For the love of words
Over the past few months, I’ve lost my way a bit when it comes to language learning. I’ve been jumping around from project to project like a madman, never really getting anywhere with anything. But I do love a good dabble, and although I’ve not really attained any sort of deep knowledge about any particular … Fortsätt läsa Dabbling on the Livonian coast
Kia ora koutou! Kei te pēhea koutou? Ko Den Språkliga Skatan ahau. Ko wai ō koutou ingoa? Nō Ingaranga ahau. Nō hea koutou? He iti tōku reo Māori. Kei te ako au i te reo Māori. He reo Māori ō koutou? ...I have to admit, that's as far as I managed to get as far … Fortsätt läsa Indigenous LangJam – Te reo Māori
Уважаемые товарищи! Городской совет народных депутатов сообщает, что в связи с аварией на Чернобыльской атомной электростанции в городе Припяти складывается неблагоприятная радиационная обстановка. - Extract from the announcement played during the evacuation of Pripyat. Like everyone else in the world, I’ve been watching a little series on HBO/Sky called Chernobyl. I’ve always been fascinated by … Fortsätt läsa Внимание, внимание!
Well, here we are - almost half way through the year already! As this past month has been particularly busy for me, I just wanted to take this opportunity to quickly check in and do a bit of a linguistic stock take, and maybe set out some goals for the rest of the year. As … Fortsätt läsa Stock taking & goal setting