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Wednesday Pop 32

05.10.2011 - 23:10

When I went to the first grade in school I already could read and write in my native language, and do some basic calculations, adding and subtracting. When the English teaching begun on the third grade I already could say some basic stuff in English. Like tell my age or my name. It was all so easy. Basically I was screwed.

I believe it's because of all that I have this idea, a feeling deep down, I should be able to learn everything immediately. Or better yet, have already learned it before the actual teaching begins. Otherwise it's waste of time.

Later on, as a teenager, I decided to learn French. But since I could only say "je suis une petite poubelle" I didn't know that much. Besides the language teaching in the schools I attended to was based on grammar and memorizing lists of words. Not my style. So I never really got into it. I may be now able to say a little more than I'm a small trash can, but it's all very elementary.

Voyage Voyage (1986) by Desireless

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Mervi Emilia is a web consultant and designer. She has been online since 1997 and making websites for 17 years. Besides web stuff, social media and marketing she likes cats, movies and tea. Follow Mervi at Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and LinkedIn. Made In Helmikuu can also be found on Facebook.

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