How I learnt Romansh and why I love it (guest post by Ogrim)

Back in the 1980s I was the only student of Romance comparative linguistics at my university. My main focus was Spanish, and in addition French, Italian and Romanian were obligatory, as well as Latin. I should then choose one more language freely from the remaining ones, and I was hesitating between Catalan and Portuguese. One day however, my distinguished Italian/Romanian […]

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My Experience Learning a Minority Language (Guest Post by iguanamon)

Most people are on the forum to learn big, popular languages. There’s nothing wrong with that. They’re fun and quite useful, obviously- FIGS: French, German, Italian and Spanish. I ‘ve learned a couple of “big” languages (including Spanish) and I am quite happy with what I can do with them. So why would I learn two (and a half) small […]

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