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howTo(learn_Italian): Losing Motivation

Dec 9, 2012 I’ve got good news, and bad news paired with good news.  Let’s start with the good news. One of the biggest obstacles to my Italian lessons has been cleared!  I can roll my Rs on command!!!  Cue Rolling R sound.  Next chance I have to practice my Italian, I’m going to review … Continue reading

howTo(learn_Italian): Month 3

December 2, 2012 The year is coming to a close, and my Italian lessons aren’t going anywhere.  Lesson 4 of my Living Language book has presented me with an obstacle that I simply don’t have the energy to overcome. As you may be aware, my native tongue is English which doesn’t use trilled Rs or … Continue reading

howTo(learn_Italian): Week 3

[Edit] Moving this post from howTo(learn_italian) where no one could find it… Week 3: Monday, October 15 I began my Italian training in earnest on October 1, two weeks ago. After a thorough study of effective methods for studying a foreign language (more here), my plan was simple: Guide learning with Living Language book & … Continue reading

Learning Italian from Scratch

Italia! A nation full of romance, beauty, and just the right amount of mystery. Wine country, the Vatican, and Roman ruins.  What more could a girl ask for? I plan on treating my sister to an Italian getaway with yours truly as a reward for graduating high school, turning 18 and getting into college. One … Continue reading