Sunday, 26 January 2014

Wenn alle Engel fallen

Sunday's outfit
Simply outfit once again. All are from the flea markets except for the tights and the legwarmers. I found that vest about a year ago but I've forgotten it completely. I guess I've worn it only once even if I like it a lot. That shirt is one of my favorite a piece of clothing right now, I found it in the flea market in the fall and it cost only a few coins even if it's a high quality. I've washed it several times and the fabric looks like new.

Sunday is a perfect day to learn German. I try to learn desperately  the new words but sometimes it feels that this crazy language is tearing me apart and the words are fading from my mind. We have a lot of conversation exercises at the lessons and too often it feels that the words don't pop in my mind at all. I don't have any natural abilities for the languages, on the contrary I need to do a lot of work to learn anything. At the high school it was sometimes quite stressful when I had to study three foreign languages at the same time and I was really bad at English (and my English still sucks even if I have spent a year in the UK). My inner memory card obviously runs slowly and I always need to repeat the new words several times to load them to my mind. I'm a bit jealous for all who can learn the languages easily by watching the TV or listening to the music because I have to use all my senses to learn. I've always been more talented mathematical, but do I need the math somewhere? Nope (maybe sometimes if I draw the patterns), and it's a boring subject and I wasn't any master of it either just a bit better as in the languages. But in a weird way I enjoy learning the languages even if that path isn't the easiest to me. My goal is not to learn German perfectly, absolutely not, but I want to learn to use it as a tourist. 



6 comments:

  1. I can understand your problem. It was also difficult for me to learn german. But I started watching tv series and films in german and that helped me a lot. While I was watching, I was also writing down the words or phrases that could be useful for me and so i learned many new words. I was doing it almost every day and i noticed how much it helped me. Maybe it can help you too. :)

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    1. Good idea and actually I have listened to the audio books in german already now and watched the interviews of german bands ^^

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  2. Alaha ny liikahdella tänne niin saadaan välillä ulkokuviakin tänne ihmisten ihailtavaksi

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    1. kyl niitä ulkokuvia täälläkin saa, mutta ei kauheesti kiinnosta mennä tärisemään -20 asteeseen :)

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  3. Saksan kielessä on kieltämättä omat kommervenkkinsä, mut kyl se on onneks ihan opittavissa. :) Yritä nimenomaan kuunnella paljon ja päästä tekemisiin luonnollisen kielen kanssa, jos juurikin arkitaitoja tavoittelet. Kirjoita myös omia lauseita omista sanoista, niin kielioppi ja sanasto jäävät paremmin päähän, aina parempi jos joku myös tarkistas ne, että ne on myös oikein. :) Esineet ja asiat kotona jää myös hyvin mieleen, ku kirjotat saksalaisen vastineen kaikissa sijamuodoissa post-it-lapuille ja liimaat sen kyseisen esineen päälle. Niitä ku tarpeeks monta kertaa tuijottaa, niin eiköhän jää sanat päähän. ^^

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    1. Tuo meidän kurssikirja on mun mielestä suhteellisen hyvä. Siinä on sellaista sanastoa, jota voi juurikin matkustellessa tarvita. Yritän yleensä sanoja opetellessa kehittää mielessäni lauseita ja sitten puhun pälisen yksinäni ääneen niitä himassa :D (samaa tein, kun koulussa oli yksi pakollinen ruotsin kurssi ja en ollut lukenut ruotsia seitsemään vuoteen, tehokas tapa oli höpistä ääneen kaikkea ja kurssi helposti läpi) Heh, joo post-it-lappu systeemi varmaan toimisikin, eri asia haluanko, että asunto on täynnä niitä kirottuja lappusia :D

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