After you get your assignment, it’s often time to learn a new language. In my case, that means 24 weeks of Brazilian Portuguese.
Coming in with Japanese, I was both a little concerned and cautiously optimistic about this process. Portuguese is supposedly much easier than Japanese, but it’s not a romance language, so the grammar will be completely new to me. I won’t have the step up that French, Italian, and Spanish speakers have.
So how does it go? Continue reading