Category Archives: Language Learning

Failure = Success

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I’ve failed more recently than I ever have in my life, yet I’ve never felt so successful. It’s two weeks into learning Japanese and I’m failing hard. I’m failing at least once every minute of conversation, failing to find the … Continue reading

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Beginnings

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It all starts here; these two books. Momentarily there was quite a feeling holding these tiny things in my hand, thinking about their small price, and their small size, yet the grandeur of the result they will ultimately lead to. … Continue reading

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ミラノで日本 (Japan in Milan)

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こんいちわ、今週私はちょっと日本語を覚えった! (MSI’s mission statement was released last week, details here) The antennae are vibrating with the city’s movements, the tentacles are growing out of tips of fingers dipped in many pies. The hunt has begun. However it turns out a week … Continue reading

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5 Big Tips For Obtaining Badboy Communication Skills In a Foreign Language

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Last night I found myself sitting with seven Italians ontop a huge hill overlooking the whole of Milan. For a long while they were all turned round to listen to my crappy Italian, loving every word and laughing their asses … Continue reading

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Go Hard or Go Home

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Go hard or go home. You hear people say this, but we never mean much by it. Usually we just go medium. We go medium because hard or home are never our only options. A year ago I was cycling … Continue reading

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