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The Japanese Challenge: Assessment Day

So, today, we got assessed for what we achieved over the past week. Unfortunately, our teacher made the assessment far too easy, and it turns out that the assessment sheet she used is one for children. We may well have … Continue reading

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The Japanese Challenge: Update Day 5

Here’s Charlette’s take on the experience: Japanese Challenge: Day Five We have come to the end of a five-day working week, but, unlike the ordinary businessman who can probably now put his feet up for a well-earned rest over the … Continue reading

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The Japanese Challenge: can you learn a language within a week?

Outrageous Claims? I tend to be a bit sceptical when I hear reports of people, even geniuses, who claim to have managed to learn a language within a week (just as much as I tend to be sceptical of people … Continue reading

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LANGUAGE WAS MY FIRST LOVE…

Language has always been with me. As long as I can remember. My earliest memory is that of my brother teaching me my first word – “Uhu”, the German word for “eagle owl” – showing me a picture of said … Continue reading

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