Language Learning

So, a "friend" of mine mentioned Michel Thomas, a late Frenchman who was a translator and interrogator during WWII, and developed a "remarkable" foreign-language learning system.

I decided to give him a try: I would really like to brush up on my German. So I picked up his course, and, ten minutes in, he's already said something that clicked with me.

The word for "would you like" in Germans is "wollen", and he pointed out that this word found its way into English as "volition". That is to say, "an act of making a choice or decision".


Maybe I can finally learn to speak this damn language!

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