Rosetta Stone

A Fork in the Road

After six months in Berlin solving math problems, dancing in underground techno clubs, and learning German, I’m back in New York City. I’ve been here a couple of months now,…

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Taking Your Language Practice Where You Can Find It

Most people would agree that the key to learning a language is practice. Practicing in stores and restaurants, with friends at lunch, with roommates, and with your teacher, or with…

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Cleaning Our Apartment – In German or in English

My flatmates (Mitbewohner) have a well-developed system for cleaning our apartment. Our four names are listed on a big chalkboard in the hall, with our weekly assignments marked: K for Küche…

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Biking in Berlin

Ich habe ein Fahrrad gekauft. I told my German-speaking roommates that I’d just bought a bike. Learning some basics of past and future tense in Level 2 of Rosetta Stone…

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