Mandi Learns
Languages
A Velocity Ignite Adventure
*I am not a linguist. If there is anything offensive here, it’s uninten...
2008
OneMBA Global Team 1
Latin
https://www.flickr.com/photos/dlanham/3787190526
Spanish
• Flashcards
• CDs
• Rosetta
• Group tutor
• Private tutor
http://www.vanidades.com/
español
• Aprender español es muy difícil para mí
• Los sustantivos son masculinos o femeninos
• What is up with that? ¡Di...
I travel a lot
Trying Something New
• Duolingo
• App on my phone
• Cute
Languages Included
Components
• Has reading, writing, listening, speaking tasks
• The languages all follow similar path of words
and construc...
Which Language?
*Except French
English is Lazy
• The is just the
• Nouns aren’t gendered
• Verbs aren’t too weird - I run, you run, they run
• There’s no...
The/A Woman
la mujer
una mujer
la donna
una donna
die Frau
eine Frau
a mulher
uma mulher
The/An Apple
la manzana
una manzana
la mela
una mela
der Apfel
ein Apfel
a maçã
uma maçã
the boy / the boys
el niño
los niños
il ragazzo
i ragazzi
die Junge
die Jungen
o menino
os meninos
I eat
Yo como Mangio
Ich esse Eu como
the boys eat
los niños comen i ragazzi mangiano
die Jungs essen os meninos comer
The men drink water
los hombres beben agua gli uomini bevono acqua
die Männer trinken Wasser os homens bebem água
Odd Things
• Noun genders are maddening
• El vestido - ES, masculino - the dress
• das Mädchen - DE, neuter - the girl
• T...
Thank You
gracias grazie
danke obrigada
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Mandi Walls Velocity Ignite 2014: Mandi Learns Languages

  1. 1. Mandi Learns Languages A Velocity Ignite Adventure *I am not a linguist. If there is anything offensive here, it’s unintentional. This time.
  2. 2. 2008 OneMBA Global Team 1
  3. 3. Latin https://www.flickr.com/photos/dlanham/3787190526
  4. 4. Spanish • Flashcards • CDs • Rosetta • Group tutor • Private tutor http://www.vanidades.com/
  5. 5. español • Aprender español es muy difícil para mí • Los sustantivos son masculinos o femeninos • What is up with that? ¡Dios mio!
  6. 6. I travel a lot
  7. 7. Trying Something New • Duolingo • App on my phone • Cute
  8. 8. Languages Included
  9. 9. Components • Has reading, writing, listening, speaking tasks • The languages all follow similar path of words and constructs • Collect points to get extras like idioms
  10. 10. Which Language? *Except French
  11. 11. English is Lazy • The is just the • Nouns aren’t gendered • Verbs aren’t too weird - I run, you run, they run • There’s no flare: ü, ñ, ß, ¡, ç, ô, ã
  12. 12. The/A Woman la mujer una mujer la donna una donna die Frau eine Frau a mulher uma mulher
  13. 13. The/An Apple la manzana una manzana la mela una mela der Apfel ein Apfel a maçã uma maçã
  14. 14. the boy / the boys el niño los niños il ragazzo i ragazzi die Junge die Jungen o menino os meninos
  15. 15. I eat Yo como Mangio Ich esse Eu como
  16. 16. the boys eat los niños comen i ragazzi mangiano die Jungs essen os meninos comer
  17. 17. The men drink water los hombres beben agua gli uomini bevono acqua die Männer trinken Wasser os homens bebem água
  18. 18. Odd Things • Noun genders are maddening • El vestido - ES, masculino - the dress • das Mädchen - DE, neuter - the girl • The dissimilar things make the individual languages easier to remember • The Portuguese voice breathes funny
  19. 19. Thank You gracias grazie danke obrigada

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