I’m making fair progress, I’ve an excellent teacher and seem to have reached that basic level where one isn’t simply overwhelmed all the time.
Getting a good, private tutor has been crucial for me, because my wife speaks English and I risk living here in Brazil in a sort of English-speaking bubble, watching American films and using the internet.
Definately improving. Working my way through the subjunctive cases.
A new, excellent tutor, a considerable improvement on the duds that I`ve been working with up to now.
I feel I`m going somewhere with this, finally.
I have a much better tutor, so I am making som e progress…or so I feel.
Pronounciation continues to be a problem.
I`m going to start watching tv again. Eeven though it`s idiotic, I do feel it helps.
Getting there! Every word a battle, but I feel that I’m winning. I understand so much more than I did a year ago.
The main thing is to be patient as at 38 it just takes longer to learn and remember new words than it did when I was younger.
I am going to make a big push with this when I feel better.
I am going to make a big push on this with reading some magazine articles this week.
My lesson being so poor, and expensive besides, I`m going to be doing this alone and with the private tutor.
This means I have to do more, it`s not enought just to cruise along now.