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Language Challenge #4 – Toujours vs Encore

Toujours vs Encore – An investigation! This one has frustrated me for a long time: toujours vs encore. Upon my arrival in France 18 months ago, a very nervous speaker of French, I was ready to use encore to mean still and found that for most of the occasions where I’d need to say still I […]

Language Challenge #1 – Thoughts

So it’s the end of week 1 and the first Language Challenge. Hopefully you know why you’re here but if not here’s a link to last week’s goal-setting post. As promised there’s a video of me. Just look at the top of this post. What have I learned? 15 new verbs. There’s no 2 ways about […]

Language Challenge #1 – Movement Verbs

Language Challenge #1 So it’s time for my very first public language challenge. If you don’t know what I’m on about, take a look at yesterday’s post on regular language challenges first. My first language challenge is to learn more verbs to do with physical movement and activity. I’ve needed to talk about these things recently and […]