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Polyglot, Languages Enthusiast, loves travel and cats. Contact on twitter @LangJourneyMo and Facebook

First Communion Weekend (written in Napoletano/English)

As part of my summer project to learn some Napoletano, I decided to write a short blog post about a recent family event in both Napoletano and English. Napoletano: ‘A semmana passata, sò ghiuta a Scozia pe ‘a primma cummunione … Continue reading

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Cornish Language Weekend in Cornwall

Last weekend I spent four days in the beautiful county of Cornwall for a holiday and also to attend the annual Cornish Language Weekend. I flew from the north of England down to Newquay, Cornwall as I didn’t fancy a … Continue reading

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Unexpected Language Challenge – Slovak

I have booked to attend the Polyglot Gathering in Bratislava, Slovakia at the end of May. The organisers have announced a 50 day challenge between now and the event to learn Slovak. Participants in this challenge will have to do a short … Continue reading

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Language Plans & Events for this year

As it’s January, I have been setting my targets and planning my language learning and travels for the year. Language Studies Now to April – I am working on Egyptian Arabic as a 90 day challenge with an aim to … Continue reading

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My Trip to China & learning Chinese

Last year, I was the winner of an online language challenge where you learn a language for 90 days and then make a 15 minute video speaking in that language with a native speaker. The prize for the winner is … Continue reading

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Learning Sicilian in 90 Days

In English followed by Sicilian: This week is the end of my 90 Day Challenge to learn Sicilian. I already speak Italian and I have been to Sicily so I thought it would be interesting to try and learn Sicilian. … Continue reading

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Polyglot Conference, Thessaloniki, Greece

With a clear view of the spectacular sunset through the full length windows, it was hard to believe this was our stunning venue for the Polyglot Conference. This year the event was held at Megaro Moussikis in Thessaloniki, Greece. I … Continue reading

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