The moment when you overcome the fear of speaking your target language can come when you least expect it. Here, Dalia, a Livemocha user from Egypt, a Diary of a Language Learner contributor, and would-be tour guide, tells her story about how her fear fell away when she decided to help some lucky tourists.
My name is Dalia. I’m a 23-year-old Egyptian and I love to learn foreign languages both written and spoken. Arabic is my native language, but I also speak English and Russian.
About My English
I first studied English in school just like anybody else, but it wasn’t enough for me. I used to watch American movies with subtitles every night, but I wouldn’t just sit and read; I would listen… read more