I read Benny Lewis’s Language Hacking Guide over the weekend. It had lots of good advice and encouragement to just dive into the language. One aspect of immersion he talks about is changing computer and phone interfaces to the language you are trying to learn.

The macbook pro doesn’t change languages to Hebrew, so I’ll keep that at Korean. However the interfaces for Gmail, Facebook, and my ipod touch can be changed (although the ipod touch interface doesn’t seem perfect).

The end result? Pages are mirror image and I can’t understand any of the buttons.

But now I have to learn what the buttons mean, and fast. Fortunately with Forvo I should be able to get the pronunciations for the names of the different menus and icons.

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