Category Archives: Language Challenges

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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Learning Catalan in 90 Days

I recently finished my latest language challenge by doing the Add1Challenge . The idea is that you set yourself a goal of being able to hold a 15 minute conversation with a native speaker of your chosen language after 90 days. I … Continue reading

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Learning Scottish Gaelic in 90 Days

I had been a previous participant for the ‘Add1Challenge’ where I learned German and achieved A2 level and I was keen to sign up again for Scottish Gaelic. Gaelic was the language of my ancestors and in fact my great-grandfather … Continue reading

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The new #Add1Challenge for 2015

The next #Add1Challenge has been launched for the beginning of 2015. The idea is that you study a language over 90 days and show your progress by making a YouTube video at the start and the end. If you’re a … Continue reading

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