Monthly Archives: May 2016

Polyglot Gathering, Berlin 2016

I have just returned from a fantastic Polyglot Gathering held for the third time in Berlin, Germany. The Programme was jam-packed with four days of presentations, introductory language lessons and social activities. The venue was the same as the last … Continue reading

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Learning Mandarin Chinese in 90 Days

This month, I finished my latest language challenge to learn enough Mandarin in 90 days to be able to hold a 15 minute conversation with a native speaker. This was part of the¬†Add1Challenge¬†which I have done several times before. This … Continue reading

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