Saturday, 29 August 2009
Learnt a little bit of Russian
OK, barely anything, but it was a start! Djeli and I have been considering getting one of the Rosetta Stone language courses (French, Italian, German or Greek, we’re not sure yet!) but it’s a big investment, so djeli ordered in their trial DVD which turned up in the post a couple of days ago. It gave the option to go through a demo first lesson in one of the languages on the disc, so I thought it best to pick one I knew nothing about, and preferably one which didn’t use a Latin alphabet, to really put the system through its paces. So that wiped out French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish, and sort of only left Arabic or Russian, so I picked Russian. What I learnt is already ebbing away, but I can see how after a few lessons it would really start to stick. Now for djeli to test-drive it and see what he thinks.