• Miscellaneous

    New website for my German blog

    Some time ago I announced here that I started a German blog with the intention of writing short posts and improving thus my knowledge of the German language. Originally I started the German blog on a free blogspot domain and webhosting, thinking that it was enough for a blog nobody would read anyway but after a while I started to be bothered by the lacking settings I’m used to using on this blog based on WordPress.org software. Eventually I decided to pay those extra money for a new domain and webhosting to satisfy my blogging needs. The services are affordable, quite inexpensive, so why not… They say it’s easy to…

  • Miscellaneous

    My new German blog

    To practise my German, I decided to start a new mini blog in German. I want not only to use German passively when reading or learning but also actively when employing the acquired knowledge. To make it easier, I decided to use my photos to help me along the way. I plan to publish a post at least every two weeks with a small version of a random photo of mine accompanied by a few sentences relevant to the photo, either describing it or reflecting on it. I believe that in this way I will learn and remember more vocabulary and will become more proficient in the language. You know,…

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    Using Trello for learning vocabulary

    Do you know Trello? It is an online board system for planning and organising that can be used by individuals, teams or whole companies, you can read everything about it on Trello’s website HERE. After a colleague of mine had told me about its existence a few months ago, I created my first board and it occurred to me that I could use the system also for learning foreign vocabulary. I created a new board for that purpose and here is how it works for me. (Sorry for the lower quality of the print-screen images.) In a nutshell, a Trello board is a set of columns with cards which you…