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July 25, 2012

The squirrel is eating peaches

Ada —  

I am trying to learn Spanish on Rosetta Stone.  I am enjoying it tremendously. I have a tendency to get a little intense when I am learning something and having a computer to interact with is better than worrying a teacher to death.

As you learn a language, you slowly pick up words. They don’t come to you all at once. You will learn how to say phrases in a particular context.  As so many people learn a new language because they plan to travel in a foreign country much of the vocabulary is tailored to the needs of travelers. Travelers need to be able to get from point A to point B. They want to do shopping.  They want to seek out entertainment.  They’ll be needing a toilet from time to time.

 

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