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20 search results for "suckage"

Intermediate Angst: Dealing With Feelings of Suckage

April 25, 2013

This entry is part 3 of 15 in the series Intermediate AngstThus spake Hangul Fangirl (‏@HangulFangirl): “ How do you get past the feeling that you’re not progressing and end up forgetting to keep going? Self-study is hard for...

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A Proposal Towards Reduced Suckage in the Classroom

October 24, 2007

Classes suck. But could they be made to suck less? Even, *gasp* worthwhile? A reader named Kurojohn asked me that, and I got carried away with the response, so for the purposes of easier discussion, here it is as an article. First, the question: Khatzumoto, I know that language classes are not highly regarded by you, and understandably because...

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What Is The End Game of Learning A Language?

January 30, 2014

Quick! What's your end game with brushing your teeth? Where are you hoping to go with that? What are you hoping to do with it? What kind of jobs (ugh) can you get with yer clean-a$$ teeth? What's the plan? Are you going to be a TV anchor? Huh? Are you planning on travelling to a country where they...

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How To Never Ever Have Trouble Finding Cool L2 Immersion Material Again. Ever. Forever.

November 5, 2013
How To Never Ever Have Trouble Finding Cool L2 Immersion Material Again. Ever. Forever.

“The reality is that you don’t have to do anything else but plug in. You plug in, listen, and your brain will take care of the learning process…your job: find input. Your brain’s job: figure it out.” Chagami Do you have trouble finding engaging L2 content? Stuff to read and watch and listen to? Do you find yourself wanting...

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The Best Case Scenario of Fluency

October 17, 2013

The best case scenario is that your skills will become invisible to you. In. vis. ible. You don’t even realize that the “mere” act of walking is a skill you developed through practice and that if you fell out of practice starting today (by falling into, say, a coma), just 6 months of not walking would force you to...

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Grinding: Focus On What You CAN Do

May 25, 2013

This entry is part 5 of 15 in the series Intermediate AngstOften enough, a comment puts it much better than I ever put it. This was one such situation. Handsome AJATTeer Pingfa brings us back to basics, urging us to focus on what we can do, on what we can control, on our point(s) of maximum power and traction....

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