今天下午我去圣诞市场了。天气不冷也没有雨 了所以很多人在那里。然后我看一本中文书。这本书很有意思！我很喜欢激动的故事。Weiterlesen "Chinese Day 7"
I can’t say that it wasn’t interesting to get a glimpse of the Hindi language last month. Practising the signs was very relaxing and they do look pretty indeed! Nevertheless I felt a bit overwhelmed by the language, especially by the pronunciation of the words. I don’t think I could reach a higher level without […]Weiterlesen "Chinese Day 1 第三只眼睛"
Some language books recommend listening to a sample dialogue before actually reading it. When I’m a complete beginner I tend to write the sample dialogues first before I start with my listening practise. This way I get a better sense of the words. I guess learning styles vary.Weiterlesen "Hindi Day 28 Working through a dialogue"
The Hindi alphabet is still challenging. When I write the words I’m pretty much copying the syllables stroke by stroke – but in the reverse order. You are supposed to write the connecting line above the word last, which is fine with me – as long as it is a short word. When it comes […]Weiterlesen "Hindi Day 23 Writing practise"
The moment you start building your own sentences in your target language by using the structures introduced in your textbook with some alternative vocab is always exciting for a complete beginner. After working through some grammar points and juggling with some basic words I made the first attempt of introducing myself in Hindi today. It […]Weiterlesen "Hindi Day 17 Building sentences"
I started the first lesson in my textbook two days ago. Don’t get me wrong – I’m by far not able to write every single character or am close to getting the pronunciation right, but I’m yet excited to dig into the language! The textbook I’m using is providing a vast amount of grammar first […]Weiterlesen "Hindi Day 12 Personal Pronouns"
At the beginning I found the Hindi script pretty confusing but I’m starting to understand the way it works. After having had the feeling that each and every single sign looks different I finally begin to recognize some mātrās. I still have to practice writing though…Weiterlesen "Hindi Day 5 More consonants"