Earlier this week I returned to the topic in Duolingo Irish that's vexed me the most: Verbal nouns. It was only slightly vexatious this time: I had only stumbled through two early lessons when I'd lost the will to live. So this represents finishing most of level 1 and all of level 2 on verbal … Continue reading Level 2 plus kete 4 = 🙂
ka kitē kete toru
I have finished kete 3. I have finished the assessment book for kete 3. I will not be assessed until 14 November. I am pleased about all of this. I depart in a week for Europe (via Beijing) so it all has to be done before I leave. In fact, will only have returned from … Continue reading ka kitē kete toru
Today I wrapped up the assessment book for kete 2. This kete had more scripts (3) and the pacing of things has accelerated. But that's a good thing: there's been enough to do that some of it is sticking. Using Memrise is proving to be an excellent accompaniment--to an extent that I've paid for a … Continue reading kete 2
Shit’s about to get real(er)
In today's post: All the books (Source: John P Egan) I need to up my game with respect to the reo, so I'm moving beyond my Wānanga course. Which is great on its own terms, but I need to use more differentiated instruction and self-regulated learning strategies. I need to do more.
After a couple of reschedules, yesterday I passed my kete #1 assessment in te reo Māori!
kete 1 done
Last night I finished kete 1 in my Wānanga te reo Māori course. Tomorrow we have our first group assessment. Am shitting myself. Week 4 in my Irish 103 MOOC starts too. No soiled knickers in relation to that. Whomever is our compère in the Duolingo Irish class keeps feeding us homework, which I am … Continue reading kete 1 done
Potato. Now that's an important word for me! Even more so as today is an intermittent fasting day for me. Most days it's OK; today it's been a struggle. I did crack back into te reo today, motivating like many a bog-standard student by fear: next week we have our assessment for this kete. Another … Continue reading Rīwai/Prátaí