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Learning Japanese, I really think so: Observations on Duolingo from an English teacher
As a shamefully monolingual individual, I am always impressed at how people can switch between different languages. It makes me feel very North American and a typical English speaker. We English speakers get off easy because our language is the most commonly spoken second language, and there are few areas in the World that haven't … Continue reading Learning Japanese, I really think so: Observations on Duolingo from an English teacher