17 October 2011

I have been reading short stories in German somewhat desperately hoping to expand my language skills. This means relying heavily on Google Translate AND a dictionary to interpret the texts initially. I anticipate re-reading like when I was a wee person, only in this case I am far less adept. The time and concerted effort it takes...

2 comments:

Boris Kane said...

learning a language is so much more work than i remembered it to be. the anxiety that comes with having to decipher things in front of the class is palpable. but your german seems to be pretty good from the german posts you made.

wrenna said...

My use of Google translate is good, I have trouble with the declinations - the details. I have to memorize dozens of verbs yet when I try to write they are nowhere to be found.