Crash Course with Teach Yourself Instant German

After talking about Germany with a couple friends the other day, we walked away with another language-learning resource: Teach Yourself Instant German. The cover promises that with 35 minutes a day, in 6 weeks we will speak German. It focuses on basic grammar and a foundation of 356 useful words. Having started the first lesson, … Continue reading Crash Course with Teach Yourself Instant German

Learning a New Language with Mango Languages

Given that I am a translator, you shouldn’t be surprised that I love languages. I started learning Spanish as a child, in a before-school program at my elementary school. I studied Spanish through college, where I also picked up Japanese and Catalan.┬áMore recently, I began learning Farsi. I have tried just about every method available … Continue reading Learning a New Language with Mango Languages