Goals

A New Goal in Mind

Un nuevo objetivo en mente. Alcanzando el siguiente nivel. I’m slowly but steadily entering into the intermediate stage in Spanish. I’m very happy that I’ve made it this far without getting off track. I’ve definitely made my fair share of mistakes and I’ve taken detours but I’ve continued in the direction of my goals.  I’m …

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Monthly Progress

February 2021

My February mindset has been geared towards intention and self-compassion. I started this month developing study plans for two of my target languages: French and Spanish. I wanted to try something different and see how far I can progress with more structure to my learning journey. The result summed up in one sentence – I …

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Monthly Progress

January 2021

French  It’s been fun to focus on French this month. I’ve been working on getting to an A1/A2 level.  I love this language. J’aime la langue! I’m discovering more about the culture of Francophones as well. I’ve spoken to native speakers from various countries: France, Canada, Côte d’Ivoire, Morocco, and Algeria. Many of them are …

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Goals

Goals for 2021: Español, Français, 한국어

Ahora es 2021. Looking back, there were so many tears shed worldwide  and so much loss in 2020. It’s been tough, exhausting,  emotional, and unpredictable. In all honesty, we need to look forward, stay hopeful,  and make the most of each day that we are gifted with.  We’re still alive and 2021 has officially begun.  …

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Progress Spanish

How I learned to speak Spanish in 2020

This year, I went from knowing a few basic phrases to being able to have meaningful conversations. I’m still learning. I still make mistakes. Though, the world of Spanish is more colorful than ever before. This is how I took my Spanish level from beginner to intermediate in one year without the help of expensive …

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Progress

Un año de español

¡Ya es noviembre! Casi no puedo creerlo. Ha sido más de un año aprendiendo español. Aquí viene la temporada festiva ocupada. Muy ocupada. Sin embargo, quiero tomarme un momento para reflexionar sobre octubre y el año número uno. Honestly, I did not do as much in October for language learning as I have done in …

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Monthly Progress Resumen Mensual

September 2020

Fin de mes revisar- Estudiar español –  Septiembre 2020 Once again, the month zoomed by! This month I made the decision to focus more so on grammar, writing, and reading. Grammar is kind of a dreaded word in my mind since high school. Though, I am really trying to see grammar in a positive light …

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Language Learning Advice

Follow your Personal Style

I’m happy to announce the  first post of my language learning advice series. If you’re passionate about learning languages and would like to contribute feel free to leave a comment or direct message me on Instagram (rosajanelle.languages).  This post is written by my friend, Brayan Fajardo from Bogota, Colombia. He has been studying  English like  …

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Progress

I’m bilingual

As you may have read from my post about maintaining positivity, I am all about uplifting myself in order to reach my goals. I mentioned that it is good to recognize your strengths and give yourself credit for each step along the path to increased fluency in your target language.  Recently, I have come to …

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