And another one bites the dust! Even though February is the shortest month of the year, I was still a little surprised how quickly it has flown by. I was still as busy as January but I managed to get a much better routine for my studies. I am still terrified of the C1 exam that I’m going to take at the end of the … Continue reading #Clear the List – Language Goals March 2018
Wow! That went quickly, didn’t it? I feel like January has vanished in the blink of an eye and I am already back to tell you about my language goals for another month. I always knew it would be hard coming back from Christmas and trying to get on track with writing and language learning, but January has really knocked me for six. My routine … Continue reading #Clear the List – Language Goals February 2018
As part of my New Years Resolution I am ramping up my Italian and trying my best to develop my skills to a more advanced level in preparation for the infamous C1 CILS Italian exam I plan to take in December. Luckily, I have been given lots of Italian themed gifts for Christmas which will help me along this journey. One such gift is a … Continue reading Cucino Italiano – Pistacchio crusted Lamb cutlets and fanned potatoes
Happy New Year Everyone! New year, new start and new language goals. As you may know I have set myself the ambitious resolution to pass the C1 Italian exam by the end of the year. It will take a lot of work but I am confident I will be able to do it. The first step in climbing this language mountain is to break it … Continue reading #Clear the List – Language Goals January 2018
Christmas is over, leftovers are finished (just about) and it is time to start getting back into the usual routine that will await in the new year. Most people think the week between Christmas and New Year is a little strange but I really like it. For me it is the perfect time to rest, relax and recentre myself before going full steam ahead on … Continue reading Reflection and Resolution
For my first English challenge I’ve decided to do something a little different. Surprisingly, I already know all the English Christmas greetings so it didn’t feel much like learning these would be much of a challenge. If you haven’t already read it, check out my Clear the List post for December where I explain my special festive Advent challenge. If you are anything like me … Continue reading What a ‘Pun’derful Christmas!
Halló allir! I can’t believe how quickly December has gone and it is already Icelandic time. I absolutely loved learning Icelandic last year for our holidays, even if I didn’t get chance to use it much when I was there. Iceland was so magical and I would love to go back for Christmas one year to experience the full effects. Less than 6 hours of … Continue reading Icelandic Advent Challenge