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July 30, 2017

Cool Croatian

I still manage to use language on a daily basis! But I am distracted from my studies by the American political situation.

Tonight I walked seven miles with Pimsleur in the park, for the first time in a while. I did five and a half Croatian lessons and loved them. Fireflies, my favorite bugs of all time, floated and flitted with me. …

Cathedral of Saint Markella

4 Greek, Neighborhoods

Astoria, a neighborhood in northwestern Queens, has significant Greek history and influences. According to Wikipedia, in the 1960s it had the largest Greek population outside of Greece. When I went to Astoria to look for signs of Greek in mid-2010,…

Google Translate: I Use This, a Lot

5 Arabic, Dutch, English, French, General, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Yiddish, Dictionaries, Websites

Need to translate Welsh to Bengali? Well, this is your site. Google Translate provides instant translations among 70-something different languages. l use it all the time. As with any electronic translator, the translations are in many cases far from…

Visit Their Website for the Latest Dutch Activities in Cities Around the World!

5 Dutch, Classes/Conversation, Social

NLBorrels is “an independent, global network of Dutch expatriate professionals and entrepreneurs, dedicated to facilitating social interaction, career advancement and exchange of information of interest to the Dutch community living abroad.” It was founded in 2001 by Sander Raaymakers, a…

Exercises for Nouvelle Grammaire du Français

4 French, Books

This is the exercise workbook accompanying the textbook Nouvelle Grammaire du Français, also reviewed in this directory. Please see that review for more details on both the textbook and this workbook. Since this workbook does not…

Start Portuguese, with the Michel Thomas Method!

3-5 Portuguese, Audio Lessons

At the outset of this one-hour CD, a nice-sounding woman told me, “You are just about to experience a new and different approach to learning, and to language learning, that will give you a practical and functional use of the…

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