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My First italki Experience

In my post about my fall goals (here), I mentioned that my main goal was to find a language exchange partner this fall.  Even though I’ve made several pretty-close Korean friends, I never established any sort of “language exchange”-like relationship with them, we just hang out and study and eat food together. Continue reading “My First italki Experience”

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Fall Goals — Speaking!

In the past three weeks, I’ve moved to a new city and started grad school.  As a graduate student, I am not only taking Applied Linguistics classes–I’m also required to co-teach an introductory English Composition course for international students as well as work as a writing tutor in our university’s Writing Center.  It’s been a whirlwind, but after two and a half weeks of classes, I’m finally settling into my new routine.

Now that I’m adjusted to my new schedule and responsibilities, Continue reading “Fall Goals — Speaking!”

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I spoke to someone in Korean!

3월27일 – 4월2일

Once again, my life has been pretty crazy this week, but I’ve been managing to review vocab pretty consistently and chat with people on HelloTalk on a daily basis.  Also, I finished Chapter 3 of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets/해리 포터와 비밀의 방!  I would probably move through the book a lot faster if I read it more consistently, but I’ve been too tired to do my traditional read-before-bedtime routine.

Anyways, on to the more exciting news.  I think I have a language partner now! Continue reading “I spoke to someone in Korean!”