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woah..I speak Albanian

As my friend reminded me the other day, I haven’t written a blog in months. Oops. What can be said? I mean…it’s not like my life is boring, but most of the things that happen aren’t in the spirit of … Continue reading

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making friends at 3:30am

So Saturday night I go out with a friend. Around 2:30am we decide to head home. Now normally I would take a taxi, but since he was riding the metro, I thought, oh, I’ll ride a few stops with him … Continue reading

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You might say Obama found America

Or, maybe Albanians might say that. Apparently “found America” is an expression in Albania which is what you might say about someone when something good happens to them. For instance, she just got accepted to the best university, “she found … Continue reading

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Ughh vacation

So I had three days off of work last week.┬áDISASTROUS. I mean, I guess it was 5 including the weekend. Monday and Tuesday the federal government was shut down for Hurricane Sandy. Wednesday the government reopened, but..we did not. You … Continue reading

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Overload!!

So, we are technically in lesson 1 of our Albanian book. Do you know what lesson one is like? It teaches you things like, I am Kaitlin. Who is he? He is a doctor. Good bye. Except, I get the … Continue reading

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brain is collapsing

I’ve only really learned one language before. I was fluent in German as a kid, but that was by assimilation. I couldn’t read or write yet. So I’ve pretty much only taken spanish which started in 8th grade with a … Continue reading

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Class dunce

There is a downside to being one of the youngest people in your language class. You see, somewhere along the line in US education, teachers stopped teaching grammar. I mean, I speak English, but I don’t know how to define … Continue reading

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