In my post last week, I looked at the uptake of ab initio languages in universities. This link covers responses from 26 institutions on their beginners language courses in 2006. Actual figures are likely to have changed in the last ten years. For more specific information about ab initio and what it generally entails, please… Continue reading My experience of Ab Initio at university
Recently I was reading an article on The Guardian about the up take of languages in university – particularly those who are taking a language ab initio. Ab initio is really just a fancy Latin way to say ‘beginner’. Since I studied ab initio Spanish for two years myself at university, I found this an interesting… Continue reading The case for ab initio
Although I only wrote my goals post in February, we’re now in June, this is essentially the half way point of 2016. So I thought I’d give a quick update on my language learning goals of 2016.