Juliet Capulet (euphoric1dr) wrote in linguaphiles,
Juliet Capulet

keeping up with different languages

i know this kind of question has been asked before, but i don't recall the advice/suggestions given, and i'd like to ask again and get perspective on this.

if i am currently abroad in another country, studying/learning that language (in this case, Taiwan) should i still find a way to keep up with other languages i've studied in the past? (primarily, Spanish, Korean, and ASL - I'll still plan to use these a lot when I return to the US in October of 2010)

i'm just worried about forgetting things in the other languages but apart from my work here, and still working on Mandarin (and of course, there's so much to learn and grasp in one language alone!!) so i'm not sure how to deal with this. though, i'm only here in Taiwan for 8 more months and that's probably not too terribly long of a timespan, for me to forget everything in other languages, right? i'm not sure but anyway I still feel nervous and a little anxious about this.

so how do you manage to keep up with more than one language, no matter where you are geographically?


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