I’m constantly pressing different buttons to test which one is most effective.
If I press a button and discover that I start procrastinating, I press some others until I have found one gets me back on track.
Yesterday I finished the blog planning to start dissecting Tim’s sentences into single words so I could start learning them.
Today I was procrastinating doing it, so I had to take a step back again and reconsider if this strategy was still effective.
I pressed a few other buttons and found one that worked: I instantly looked up the lyrics of this same song (Calema — A Nossa Vez) I’ve been listening to for the past days and pasted them into Wordeys. Way more fun!
I asked my Brazilian friend again to double check if the translations were correct.
Takes a minute and you’re off.
That’s fine! The goal is communication, not perfection. :)
I practised them with flashcards before switching to the test, and after an hour or so I continuously scored 100% in both language directions. Yay! :)
I now know that he wants to travel the world he sees in her eyes, ha! Happy to realise I just took the first stones out of the brick street.
Here’s the list if you want to learn the lyrics of the song too.
Practise 21 Words and sentences in Portuguese and English about Calema - A Nossa Vez 1 by Pier Steinwordeys.com
E nunca mais fugir ;)
On your learning journey, what buttons can you press to get excited?