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Second Language Acquisition and the Grammar-Translation Method

June 15, 2012


Since I started my first Masters degree, I had really attempted to learn four languages (French, Anglo-Saxon, Koine Greek, Biblical Hebrew), but had fallen far short of my desires and expectations. All of them I had tried to learn the exact same way: memorize charts and tables of verb conjugations and noun declensions, memorize morphological […]

Languages – Where I’ve Been

June 8, 2012


I don’t have a strong track record in learning languages. I took French for two years in high school. By the time I graduated, the only thing I remembered was a children’s song and the curious fact that “cabbage” was considered a term of endearment. I took Spanish for two years in college. I crammed […]