Polyglot Gathering Berlin

If there’s one thing Polyglots are great at doing (besides being willing to tackle any language know to man), it’s forming a strong sense of community. I had the privilege of attending the Polyglot Conference in New York City last October and I can say that it was easily one of the best weekends of my life. I’m not, by nature, a super social person. My anxiety ramps up even more when speaking my L2 comes into play. But for…

Mission Acquisition: April Language Goals

So, a new month means new goals in my mission to up my language skills! This month I'll be focusing the most on Korean. Now that class has started I have actual exposure to native speakers again. The class is only once a week though so meeting with my classmates and other native speakers will be essential to supplementing the formal learning. (more…)

A Fresh Start

Sometimes you just have to step back and ask yourself if you’re really progressing the way that you want to be. This post is a result of one of those times. When I started Discovering Language last year, I had a vague idea and a bit of cash so boom, a website was born! In the past few months I’ve posted sporadically but nothing exciting or, frankly, helpful. It’s made it very hard to keep up. And I feel like…