Day: August 20, 2018

Back to study mode!

I am back, after a two-week break from writing my blog. Even though I promised myself that I would continue learning Japanese, I almost did nothing to learn or be immersed in Japanese during these two weeks… Some say that taking a break from time to time is not a bad thing and some say that you should not take a complete break and continue to be in contact with your target language. I tend to think that a complete break is not the end of the world in itself and can even have positive effects. However, because it is hard to get started again, it is maybe best to avoid such complete breaks, just to be on the safe side. But as I did a two-week break anyway, I don’t have another choice than to get started again. I gathered some tips that help me get back on track: Look for emulation First of all, I read blogs or watch YouTube videos by people who write/talk about language learning and how to stay motivated …