Wednesday, 5 May 2010

Will Self and language learning

Maybe language learning on the one hand and Will Self and French on the other hand not necessarily are related issues altogether, but still: the writer keeps up with learning French. The comments form an intriguing read too.

"I set out on my great adventure to the wilder shores of linguistic competence only six weeks ago – and yet already I feel I'm floundering. Those who read my earlier piece will recall that I had opted for the Berlitz method in order to take my French from the three-year-old-getting-along level: "Train station, where, go now, please?" to one where, by the autumn, when I have a new book out in France, I would be at least capable of conducting a basic press interview.

More on The Guardian's website

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