So, for 2021 I have decided to make a huge effort with Mandarin, but also to finally start learning Spanish and basic Swedish. Mandarin is my main focus, and always will be.
February... what a strange month you were. I am not sorry to say goodbye and I’m extremely excited for March. The daffodils, baby lambs being born and the sun shining more frequently. It’s just what we need after 11.5 months of lockdown! I’ve been working hard and trying to keep up with my goals -... Continue Reading →
Once you've had a go at translating what you know, you can then pick up the dictionary and start translating the words that you don't know. Usually I write the pinyin into the dictionary but sometimes I do write the characters with the handwriting tool on Pleco (Chinese dictionary app) or Google Translate.
After my lessons this morning I'm going to indulge in coffee, cake and the final episode (ever) of The Bridge, and then start studying again.