The theme is Talking about myself — here are the titles.
People often ask me questions like these: Isn't Chinese really difficult? Which is harder, Chinese or Japanese? Without a moment's hesitation, I always reply that Mandarin is the easiest spoken language I have learned and that Chinese is the most difficult written language I have learned.
I learned to speak Mandarin fluently within about a year, but I've been studying written Chinese for half a century and it's still an enormous challenge.
I'm sure that I'll never master it even if I live to be as old as Zhou Youguang. For many languages that I've learned, the level of difficulty between spoken and written is not very great.
I achieved a high degree of fluency within less than a year, and basically I could read and write anything I could say, and vice versa. Of course, when you get into higher level intellectual discourse, then it becomes more Sanskritic, but for daily conversation that is not normally an issue.
I find Japanese speaking, listening, reading, and writing all to be difficult, although the reading and writing — for obvious reasons — are more difficult than speaking and listening, at least for me. To see how my own impressions compare with those of others, I invite Language Log readers to list between 2 and 6 "second" languages they have studied according to relative level of difficulty.
I'm limiting the number to 6 so as to keep this project of manageable size and also to keep show-offs under control.As part of a weekly exercise we started doing in our Facebook group The French Talk, here are 20+ Words & Expressions for Talking About Yourself In French..
As a French language learner, being able to talk about yourself in French is . Top 12 Tips to Learn French Efficiently By Camille Chevalier-Karfis January 7, August 25, Learning French, like any other new language, implies a lot of memorization, and often, as adults, our memory is not what it used to be.
Write ten sentences about yourself in English or a short paragraph. French, Italian, and English. I have three brothers and one sister. My dad is a doctor and my mom is a teacher. In my free time I like to play football and basketball. I like cooking Italian food such as, spaghetti and pasta.
Common Idioms in English Language; Learn. Oct 05, · doin an exhibition in french and need some help bout writing about myselfStatus: Resolved. People often ask me questions like these: What's the easiest / hardest language you ever learned? Isn't Chinese really difficult?
Which is harder, Chinese or Japanese? Sanskrit or German? Without a moment's hesitation, I always reply that Mandarin is the easiest spoken language I have learned and. If you’ve been searching for an easy-to-use and effective curriculum for homeschooling high school French or Spanish, look no further.
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