I am a SF/F author, nerd, feminist, atheist, INFP and special education teacher. When I am not writing, I enjoy games, both of the video and tabletop variety.
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To Serve the Goddess
by MM Glenn & T. C.
Published: October 30, 2018
In the demon-infested hellscape, humanity fights a battle for survival. Paladin Mykel fights on the front lines of this conflict, serving the goddess of love and war, Afodisia. On the eve of an impossible battle, he turns to the Goddess' Oracle for faith and strength.
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Fun with Languages: Tips and Tricks to Master Foreign Languages Easily
on Sep. 24, 2018
A great, modern supplement for learning a foreign language. Full of interesting and useful tips and suggestions to make the tasks more interesting and engaging, including how modern technology can aid in the process and keep us connected to other speakers and learners of the foreign language.
I really like the suggestions that encouraged learners to connect with other speakers and learners of the language, both in real life, as well as over social media. One of the most challenging things about learning a language is finding opportunities to practice, and this book is full of helpful suggestions to do so. Like scavenger hunts, throwing parties, role-playing, and storytelling.
Also useful were the ways it advised the reader on how to learn a language beyond a book. I found the suggestions to listen to music or read comics in the native language particularly useful. Since music is often repetitious, it's a great way to learn phrases, as well as to pick up an accent. Comics are great because so much of the meaning is conveyed through images, which can really aid in comprehension.
Another important piece of advice was how to learn to comprehend the spoken language. With a reminder that hearing is passive, but listening is active, it got to the heart of why it is so difficult to understand a language, even after pouring hours into studying it.
Overall it's a great collection of techniques and will take your journey into learning a new language to the next level.