6WC 6 Week Challenge - Nov 2018

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Re: 6WC 6 Week Challenge - Nov 2018

Postby zenmonkey » Thu Jan 24, 2019 10:33 pm

Brun Ugle wrote:
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Xenops wrote:I’m excited for the one starting next month! Will smallwhite make the new thread, or shall I? :D

It looks like you’re not the only one that’s excited. I see two people have already registered. I’m struggling with my eternal dilemma of which language to choose — German or Japanese.


Setswana.

Didn’t you just get done telling me you hate pushing languages on people? Besides, that’s Rick’s area.


I am inconsistency incarnate. (see my signature below). Maybe we could do German together? That drive to move from B2.x to B2.y...
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Re: 6WC 6 Week Challenge - Nov 2018

Postby lingua » Fri Jan 25, 2019 4:31 am

Brun Ugle wrote:
Xenops wrote:I’m excited for the one starting next month! Will smallwhite make the new thread, or shall I? :D

It looks like you’re not the only one that’s excited. I see two people have already registered. I’m struggling with my eternal dilemma of which language to choose — German or Japanese.


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Re: 6WC 6 Week Challenge - Nov 2018

Postby Brun Ugle » Fri Jan 25, 2019 6:43 am

zenmonkey wrote:
Brun Ugle wrote:
zenmonkey wrote:
Brun Ugle wrote:
Xenops wrote:I’m excited for the one starting next month! Will smallwhite make the new thread, or shall I? :D

It looks like you’re not the only one that’s excited. I see two people have already registered. I’m struggling with my eternal dilemma of which language to choose — German or Japanese.


Setswana.

Didn’t you just get done telling me you hate pushing languages on people? Besides, that’s Rick’s area.


I am inconsistency incarnate. (see my signature below). Maybe we could do German together? That drive to move from B2.x to B2.y...

That’s a great idea, except that target languages have to be B1 or below, so you don’t qualify. You can track all your languages though. Maybe we could pick different target languages (me - Japanese, you - Hebrew?) and still try to beat each other’s German scores?
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Re: 6WC 6 Week Challenge - Nov 2018

Postby zenmonkey » Fri Jan 25, 2019 8:16 am

Brun Ugle wrote:That’s a great idea, except that target languages have to be B1 or below, so you don’t qualify. You can track all your languages though. Maybe we could pick different target languages (me - Japanese, you - Hebrew?) and still try to beat each other’s German scores?


You think your German is B1? I think at the least you're really at the tip top upper limit of B1.
Ok, let's do the different target languages and try to keep up/beat each others both (target + German).
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Re: 6WC 6 Week Challenge - Nov 2018

Postby Brun Ugle » Fri Jan 25, 2019 9:51 am

zenmonkey wrote:
Brun Ugle wrote:That’s a great idea, except that target languages have to be B1 or below, so you don’t qualify. You can track all your languages though. Maybe we could pick different target languages (me - Japanese, you - Hebrew?) and still try to beat each other’s German scores?


You think your German is B1? I think at the least you're really at the tip top upper limit of B1.
Ok, let's do the different target languages and try to keep up/beat each others both (target + German).

My German is lower than B1, I think. I just happen to know random, big, fancy words because I make them up from Norwegian words. At the same time, I often struggle to say simple everyday things. But sure, I can do Japanese. Nobody would consider me B1 in Japanese.
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Re: 6WC 6 Week Challenge - Nov 2018

Postby CarlyD » Sun Jan 27, 2019 5:57 pm

We have 9 people signed up so far for the February 1st challenge. I'm in again for German.
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Re: 6WC 6 Week Challenge - Nov 2018

Postby rdearman » Sun Jan 27, 2019 6:04 pm

I think I might sign up for Mandarin and setswana
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Re: 6WC 6 Week Challenge - Nov 2018

Postby Brun Ugle » Sun Jan 27, 2019 6:44 pm

rdearman wrote:I think I might sign up for Mandarin and setswana

You only get one target language. Don’t be greedy.
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Re: 6WC 6 Week Challenge - Nov 2018

Postby smallwhite » Sun Jan 27, 2019 8:19 pm

Xenops wrote:I’m excited for the one starting next month! Will smallwhite make the new thread, or shall I? :D

I forgot it’s 6WC time! I’ll make the new thread in about 10 hours from now but others can do it if they want to.
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