BlogArchive by Category "90-Day Challenge" (Page 2)
An interesting article at our LingQ Central blog shows the results of a survey of those participating in the 90-Day Challenge. Almost half of the respondents to a question on why the want to learn a language, chose an interest in the culture as the main reason. This was the largest group, and almost three […]Read more Do we learn a language for culture or for travel?
How is the 90-Day challenge going? I would like to hear from others, from you about your language learning experience!! I certainly feel my Korean has improved and in fact is gathering some momentum. How about you? Please let me know. Here is a video on this, in which I also display my Korean, such […]Read more Sharing our language learning experience
I am often surprised at how concerned people are about understanding every word and every sentence when they learn languages. I think that this holds us back. Just as we need to make mistakes in order to progress, we need to accept that often, very often, when we listen or read, we simply will not […]Read more The importance of not understanding when we learn languages
Kim Youngha’s podcast on books and literature is a great Korean resource, and I am arranging to have the episodes transcribed. Once you are past the beginner stage in a language, interesting content becomes the key to staying with your learning. I have what I need for Korean, as I point out in this video. […]Read more The last 40 days, and I have found some great Korean resources
On January 15 of this year, I committed to spend the next 90 days in intensive study in order to learn Korean, or at least significantly improve my Korean language skills. This meant stepping up my daily language learning activities from roughly one hour a day, to three or four hours a day, giving me […]Read more My 90-Day Challenge – One third of the way