When a  🇧🇪

whose mother tongue is  🇳🇱

and who speaks to his dogs in  🇮🇹

writes about languages in  🇬🇧

while living with his  🇻🇪 partner in  🇪🇸

The past few years I’ve used the month of December to decide what to do in the new year. So what about 2024?

I’ve had a few languages that I invested a lot of time in but then along the way life happened and I couldn’t or I didn’t want to continue with them on a regular basis. Last December I decided to try to reactivate these languages together with 3 priority languages.

But now at the end of the first month of 2024 I find myself with four extra languages that suddenly one way or another are wandering around me every day.

This November I am going to write 200 words in Danish E.V.E.R.Y. day.

I just realised after having written my first text that 200 words is actually a lot. I don’t know if I have enough interesting things in my head to write every single day 200 words but I am going to try.

I think it is very difficult to pinpoint the exact moment when I fell in love with languages as it is something that has grown very slowly.

A very important moment was for sure when my secondary school organised an exchange with a school from Tricarico, Italy. After two weeks in Tricarico, I was already able to speak some basic 🇮🇹. Immersion really helps to pick up a language.

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