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Quarter time

May Day and the first partial anniversary (milestone?) of my journey. It is now three months since I began my experiment with five foreign languages at once. Where am I? Well, I am still plugging away. I won’t be applying … Continue reading

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Who dropped that penny?

Success feels like it should be clear and unambiguous. One person (or team) wins, another loses. Either you are Steffi Graf or Bobby Jones, winning the Grand Slam and the ticker-tape parade, or you are Raymond Poulidor, the eternal second. … Continue reading

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How to build a new language

Over the past four years, I have sat in my office (I have a day job) and watched two different skyscrapers being constructed or renovated. Each building has followed a similar process, despite the differences between starting from scratch and … Continue reading

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I like because…..

After a massive three weeks of tireless effort, I shall take a moment to reflect upon what I have learned about learning. When a¬†friend heard about the Babel Project and about the languages and the approaches, he immediately said that … Continue reading

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