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by Teango
Thu Jun 22, 2017 11:32 pm
Forum: Language challenges & teams
Topic: 6 Week Challenge Winners (2011-2017)
Replies: 5
Views: 854

Re: 6 Week Challenge Winners (2011-2017)

https://teango.files.wordpress.com/2017/06/6wc-felicitations-300px.jpg source: fr.fotolia Chapeaux and berets off to everyone who took part in the May 2017 6 Week Challenge! A respectful round of applause for reineke111 for winning both in terms of target and total language hours, and also for our ...
by Teango
Thu Jun 08, 2017 7:23 am
Forum: General Language Discussion
Topic: Recommended EFL resources for Russians
Replies: 4
Views: 183

Re: Recommended EFL resources for Russians

Any suggestions for resources? Anybody? Пожалуйста... :roll:
by Teango
Thu Jun 08, 2017 6:58 am
Forum: Language logs
Topic: Josquin's Ceol agus Ól - Irish and more
Replies: 86
Views: 5409

Re: Josquin's Ceol agus Ól - Irish and more

Go raibh tú ar do sheanléim arís go gairid, a chara! If you get too restless in the meantime, you could always spice things up by watching some episodes of Downton Abbey in Mandarin ...apparently the popularity of this quintessentially British series has led to butlers being all the rage in China t...
by Teango
Fri Jun 02, 2017 10:51 pm
Forum: General Language Discussion
Topic: Recommended EFL resources for Russians
Replies: 4
Views: 183

Recommended EFL resources for Russians

My Russian father-in-law is an amazing kind person, and would really like to learn English on his own. He's going through a rough patch right now, and I'd like to help him get started on this journey with a good beginner-intermediate level course. I initially ordered " Английский бес труда &quo...
by Teango
Fri May 26, 2017 11:24 pm
Forum: Language logs
Topic: Ka upane! 2017.1 (NZSL ☾, Hawaiian ☾, Russian ☉)
Replies: 25
Views: 1070

Re: Ka upane! 2017.5 (NZSL ☾, Hawaiian ☾, Russian ☉)

https://teango.files.wordpress.com/2017/05/rustyship-negativespace-300px.jpg source: negativespace.co I set out this month by investing 30 hours into language learning in the first fortnight (mostly Hawaiian), but those pesky health issues I mentioned last month quickly caught up with me, so I've e...
by Teango
Fri May 26, 2017 9:47 pm
Forum: Language logs
Topic: Ka upane! 2017.1 (NZSL ☾, Hawaiian ☾, Russian ☉)
Replies: 25
Views: 1070

Re: Ka upane! 2017.1 (NZSL ☾, Hawaiian ☾, Russian ☉)

@arthaey Thanks for the link to Rachel McKee's recent paper; it's indeed one I haven't read yet! It's great that NZSL finally became an official language of New Zealand 11 years ago, and it paves the way for other sign languages to become officially recognized in their respective countries around th...
by Teango
Sat May 13, 2017 12:25 am
Forum: General Language Discussion
Topic: Study Groups
Replies: 17
Views: 1225

Re: Study Groups

smallwhite wrote:Another English study group:
English Study Group

Added to the list! Mahalo, smallwhite. :)
by Teango
Fri May 05, 2017 9:10 pm
Forum: Language logs
Topic: Lilly's log - French, Russian and Spanish
Replies: 321
Views: 12300

Re: Lilly's log - French, Russian and reluctant Spanish

In a similar vein, I gave up being a tv addict and watching unsolicited detritus back in 2006, and it's been one of the best decisions I ever made. I now exclusively use my tv as an external larger screen for my computer to display programmes, movies, and series my wife and I have singled out as per...
by Teango
Fri May 05, 2017 7:47 pm
Forum: General Language Discussion
Topic: You know you're a language nerd when…
Replies: 713
Views: 64610

Re: You know you're a language nerd when…

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When you actually look up the word "ЯНСИЗР" on the front page of Rhinospike. :roll:
by Teango
Fri May 05, 2017 8:09 am
Forum: General Language Discussion
Topic: Dreaming in Foreign Languages
Replies: 33
Views: 2039

Re: Dreaming in Foreign Languages

I've had dreams in many different languages over the years, but am still waiting to experience one involving sign language...maybe this is something to look forward to later this year?

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