Entries by somethingpolyglot

My week with Catalan: nit i dia

Most people – if not almost all – who have Catalan as their native tongue are at least bilingual. I’d already be able to communicate with them in 🇪🇸🇫🇷🇮🇹. A language is so much more than a tool to get your message through to your conversation partner(s).

To tusind og tyve (2020): my language review

Corona surprised this teacher out of work and while I had worked out a plan for my professional future before lockdown became our new (temporary) reality its implementation depended very much on the evolution of the situation in the place I call home since 2016: Spain’s bustling capital, Madrid (siesta 😴! fiesta 🥳!); though I spent most of 2020 in a small village south of Madrid called Ocaña.