I knew this year that I wanted to do the A to Z Blogging Challenge again but time was tight. I finally hit upon the idea that I could combine my Duolingo language challenge with my A to Z Blogging Challenge and I asked Dave if he wanted to jump on board. He did, so every day we’ll be theming our posts with a new word that we’ve learnt during our own particular language journeys.
Learning with Duolingo is fun and addictive. Earn points for correct answers, race against the clock, and level up. Our bite-sized lessons are effective, and we have proof that it works.
Most of the time if you subtract Sundays from April, you then have 26 days–one day for each letter of the alphabet. When April 1st lands on a Sunday you begin on that day which will be the only Sunday you would post during that month’s challenge.
Using this premise, you would start beginning April First with a topic themed on something with the letter A, then on April second another topic with the letter B as the theme, and so on until you finish on April thirtieth with the theme based on the letter Z. It doesn’t even have to be a word–it can be a proper noun, the letter used as a symbol, or the letter itself. The theme of the day is the letter scheduled for that day.
A to Z Blogging Challenge: V is for Vegetarian
I can’t believe we have already reached V in the A-Z Challenge. I’ve really enjoyed this month so far and delving a little into the Danish language. Dave seems to be having an equally fun experience with the German. I don’t know how useful what we’ve learnt will be and we’d certainly need to learn a lot more to have even a holiday vocabulary but for a very basic introduction it has been great. I might never go to Denmark but I’m finding Danish to be a very beautiful language. Sometimes, isn’t it nice to learn something, just for learning’s sake?
As a side note, we are not vegetarians. We do eat cheese (the ultimate comfort food), though, so there’s some relevance to today’s prompts and our daily lives!
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