I’m stressing out. It’s that darn job interview I have next Tuesday, it’s doing my head in. I have a written test in the morning, about the EU and probably something work related (web publishing), then in the afternoon an interview with my current boss and a panel of probably 4 others :| Some of this interview will be in German :| …Read more
Last night’s German lesson took me straight back to 1993 – that year I arrived in the States with plenty of English in my brain but not enough speaking experience to actually get it out in coherent sentences.
The mental strain in the first few months actually made me physically exhausted (as well as frazzled my brain so much that …Read more
I remember clearly the day when I was filling in university applications in 1994 in St.Louis, Missouri. I had no idea what I wanted to major in and was advised to just pick something I enjoyed because “you can always change it later on”.
I picked German.
But I didn’t change it later on. …Read more