Tag: language progress

  • How I am learning Thai + how many hours so far

    How I am learning Thai + how many hours so far

    Tips and resources on how to learn the Thai language. This blog post also includes how many hours I’ve learned Thai for and how I used my Thai to communicate in Thailand!

  • The ultimate guide to building a language learning habit

    The ultimate guide to building a language learning habit

    Let me share how successful language learners seem to learn so fast, get more done and appear smarter than struggling language learners. They set habits that are easy to stick to, and adjust their routines accordingly. 5 things to do for setting goals and habits, and sticking to them: Habit stacking Creating a schedule for…

  • What I’ve learned in 2021: in languages and life

    What I’ve learned in 2021: in languages and life

    Looking back on the year in general This year has been full of high highs and low lows. First, here are a few small celebrations through numbers. It was a super fun year with regard to language learning, and I enjoyed sharing my progress with you all on YouTube and this blog.  My free monthly language learning…

  • Language goals review – Q3 and September updates

    Language goals review – Q3 and September updates

    Q3 summary The third quarter of the year is done and time sure flies! I set some high level goals for June to September and today I spent time going through how the past few months went.  I also did a monthly review for September, and now I’ll think about my goals for Q4. Overall,…

  • Interesting and fun ways to track your language learning

    Interesting and fun ways to track your language learning

    Why should we track languages? Tracking both your language progress and what you’ve done in a language is not necessary by all means, but I would recommend it for a few reasons.  Not only does it help you see what resources and methods are working, but it also keeps you motivated and accountable for your…

  • 5 useful ways to practice languages when you don’t know native speakers

    5 useful ways to practice languages when you don’t know native speakers

    Why it’s important to practice speaking A key part of learning a language to fluency is practicing with a native speaker. Talking to native speakers helps you improve pronunciation, learn natural grammar, and broaden your vocabulary. However, when we learn a new language from scratch, it’s sometimes difficult to find people lear us who speak…

  • Language goals: 2020 Q1 progress check

    Language goals: 2020 Q1 progress check

    At the end of 2019, I set some (pretty lofty) language learning goals for myself. I documented them in a pinned tweet on Twitter so I can keep myself accountable. It’s been a tough year so far (understatement), but it’s good to check in with myself as we’re almost a quarter of the way through 2020. Here…