Mission Acquisition: May Language Goals

Alright so first thing's first, I failed spectacularly for the month of April. WHOMP WHOMP! Between work and more work and a little work on the top I was just totally exhausted and not at all able to keep up with my goals. I did manage to get 90+ on one of my homework assignments for Korean class, though. I scored some delicious coffee that I can't even drink because I don't have a coffee maker right now. Double fail.…

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…)