Recently, I started to learn German – my 9th language.
But this time, I decided to do things a bit differently…
In this post, I’ll share:
- My 30-day German strategy
- My thoughts on learning German as an English speaker
- Why I’m SO EXCITED about this project
I’ve been resisting learning German for a long time.
Yes – resisting.
You see, I’ve wanted to learn German since I can remember, but there’s never been a “right time”. I’ve only been to Germany a couple of times, and never had many German friends.
I know from experience that there needs to be a “why” behind any language project
Learning a language is a long-term thing, and if the only reason you’re learning it is to scratch an itch, you’re bound to come unstuck sooner or later, once you go beyond the honeymoon period, and the hard work begins.
So, with a positive lack of Germanic culture or romance in my life, I’ve prided myself in resisting the call to learn German.
“Be smart, Olly – you know won’t keep it up for long!”
So, what happened? Did I just “snap”? Continue reading…