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la [Apr. 9th, 2002|09:01 pm]
Brad Fitzpatrick
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finished a book.
bought more groceries.

over at judith's now. we ate, and now i'm stealing her internet again.
i've said it a million times, but i'll say it again:
the internet depresses me. so many un-right things and stupid people.

in german news, i'm having more confidence speaking to people without trying to plan the whole conversation and all routes in advance. but i still suck. everytime i get happy because i understood something, 100000 things popup the next minute which i don't understand. but whatever. it's fun when i'm in the right mood.

tired. i had big plans to do a bunch of things today (LJ, laundry, learn some vocab), but all I did was read my book (English, too). think i'll go home and sleep. go me.

oh, took a bunch of pictures today. i'd upload them now, but i'm too lazy. tomorrow.

Tscüß! (oh yeah, was gonna turn on UTF-8 support on LJ today too... but haven't got around to testing the last bit of it... maybe tonight).

Bye for realz.

[User Picture]From: yearning
2002-04-09 12:03 pm (UTC)
which book?
don't worry about the German, the harder you think it is the more you learn.

what's your favorite vocab you learned today? (I always have favorites)
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[User Picture]From: yearning
2002-04-09 12:39 pm (UTC)
oh..and I would suggest reading German books, but I guess everybody tells ya that.
there are easy ones out there, you could start with comics, too, and we have a public library (which takes a fee, unfortunately, but you can just read the books in the library, that's free) and I bet the goethe-institut has zillions of books which are appropriate.

I read 'The little prince' in three languages which was a good start.

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[User Picture]From: calliste
2002-04-09 12:03 pm (UTC)
Ha! I was just about to ask you what we were listening to. But now I don't have to say anything. How convenient.
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[User Picture]From: jessicka
2002-04-09 12:04 pm (UTC)
Which book did you read?
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[User Picture]From: nemo
2002-04-09 02:20 pm (UTC)
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From: evan
2002-04-09 03:22 pm (UTC)
My mother suggested drinking-- it lowers your inhibitions enough about speaking that you'll just let your subconscious go. I know I always get tripped up by self-doubt when my first intuition is usually correct.
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[User Picture]From: calliste
2002-04-09 06:39 pm (UTC)
Oh and I love your user icon.
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[User Picture]From: diapholom
2002-04-09 06:48 pm (UTC)
Frau Wirtin hatte'nen Student
Der war in furzen ein Talent.
Er furzt' "Die letzte Rose,"
Doch als der Sang an Aegir kam
Da schiss er in die Hose.
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[User Picture]From: graceadieu
2002-04-09 04:52 pm (UTC)

another thing...

Have German TV and radio on while you are at home, eating, cooking, whatever. You will be surprised how much of the vernacular you absorb that way, without the stress of having to hold conversations.
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