Articles in the Languages category

  1. Assimilate vs adapt that language

    How you’re psychologically disposed to that language will play a paramount role in determining your ultimate progress. Having said that, I’ll pose the following question. Do you wish …

  2. What is this success in languages?

    In language development, I consider factors such as degree of fluency, the speed of development, and the extent of naturally sounding vocalization. I would classify the above as simply your …

  3. The elusive guttural ‘r’

    I finally succeeded at voicing that infamous guttural ‘r’. It marks my greatest linguistic achievement in a while. You know the sound I speak of - the ‘r’ articulated entirely from …

  4. Shades of modern and old English

    I recently finished reading Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens, featuring some of the most beautiful English-language prose I’ve encountered. In fact, the last such experience may have …

  5. About Languages

    [This is based on an unpublished article I wrote in July 2017.]

    I wish to address the topic of languages, and the challenging relationship an overwhelming majority of aspiring language …