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26. Make a point of listening to conversations you overhear in public.

Try to get the general idea. That woman on her cell phone: Is she talking to a friend or a family member? Is she trying to get information or just chatting?

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53. Take heart from other mediocre linguists.

It's fun to read about other people's struggles with a second language. Fun, and somehow comforting. I just read Monsieur Mediocre, by John von Sothen, an American married to a French woman, living in


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