April 8, 2013


One of my biggest struggles with language acquisition is vocabulary. I can fly through grammar. But then when someone asks me how to say something, I have absolutely no clue, just because I spend zero time actually using words. I just study them.

"How do you say tree in Russian?"

"I don’t know, but would you like to know about the genitive case?"

81 notes
tags #languages #polyglot #language learning

81 Notes

  1. melodytheunicorn reblogged this from thelazypolyglot
  2. tastyoatmeal reblogged this from meltingpotpolyglot and added:
    Totally me
  3. aloveforlanguage reblogged this from thelazypolyglot
  4. burningpenguin reblogged this from patchwork-indigo
  5. the-ghost-in-the-moon reblogged this from thelazypolyglot and added:
    YES. THIS ALL THE TIME.
  6. cataclysmicmelody reblogged this from thelazypolyglot and added:
    please explain that case to me please explain every case to me
  7. meltingpotpolyglot reblogged this from thelazypolyglot
  8. laviedulinguiste reblogged this from thelazypolyglot
  9. gqibelo reblogged this from crotchetyoldwashup
  10. crotchetyoldwashup reblogged this from thelazypolyglot
  11. seizurecube reblogged this from competitivewinetasting and added:
    The worst is when everyone else in your class is fine with vocab but struggles with cases and you have nobody to relate...
  12. tasted-walent reblogged this from competitivewinetasting
  13. competitivewinetasting reblogged this from flowermako
  14. foreignfawn reblogged this from thelazypolyglot and added:
    Wow, really? That’s funny, I’m more of the opposite. I dislike learning grammar and when I teach myself languages I tend...
  15. roan180 reblogged this from thelazypolyglot and added:
    OMG I HAVE THE SAME PROBLEM!!!!!
  16. firstamendmentdude reblogged this from thelazypolyglot
  17. buenairsol reblogged this from allthelanguages
  18. laslanguesromanze reblogged this from allthelanguages
  19. licornedemer reblogged this from hemidemisplemmyquaver
  20. springinaheart reblogged this from ellyintheskywithdiamonds
  21. queerarchy reblogged this from thelazypolyglot
  22. vainqueurs reblogged this from allthelanguages
  23. flowermako reblogged this from ellyintheskywithdiamonds
  24. ellyintheskywithdiamonds reblogged this from hemidemisplemmyquaver
  25. sailortralfamadore reblogged this from allthelanguages and added:
    Willkommen auf meiner Klasse „Lesen Deutsch”
  26. panicathedisco-theque reblogged this from percy-in-my-pants