September 15th, 2021 | A small bet
Made a bet with a friend of mine from Milan. One his birthday I will call him and we will talk in Italian. I can already speak and express myself. But I sound like a fucking 5 year old. Language is a creative process. Almost like engineering. You are engineering sentences and trying to build something. For example, with 10 nouns, 10 verbs and 10 adjectives you can say 1000 different things. I eat food. I go there. I want a break. I like Jiu Jitsu. With just 30 words you can start talking. I've been studying the 1000 most common words for a while now, while theoretically cover over 80% of every day language. Good little life hack for learning a new language.