The joys of learning a foreign language

Learning a new language can always seem like a daunting task, but in my opinion it’s always worth it, especially if it’s a language not many people learn. Of course, many people don’t enjoy learning languages in school, they’re often in larger classrooms and not as much attention is afforded to individuals, and often aren’tContinue reading “The joys of learning a foreign language”

Words fail me – things I’ve said in Russian to describe something I didn’t know the word for

When I was first learning Russian I’d often be stumped as to what the name for certain things were, so like any good language student, I used the words I did know to describe them and hopefully get the point across, often with amusing results! Calling a wasp a “spicy fly”. Struggling to find detergentContinue reading “Words fail me – things I’ve said in Russian to describe something I didn’t know the word for”