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This is a terrible way to make progress to be able to discuss many different topics required to be fluent in a language.
While I continue to meet people that I Speed dating is a relatively new concept, apparently started by Jewish communities in the late 90s to help shy people pair-off.
” The next girl told me how she has always dreamed of going to Ireland so I gave her some travel tips and advised her to go to Galway rather than Dublin, and the next girl was shocked to see that I was speaking Dutch at my current level after just a month.
Most of them were very impressed by this, but I tried to change the subject quickly to get the best out of the time I had.
I got my flatmate to pay for me, and signed up for what I considered simply an excellent and unique opportunity to practice Dutch with 25 people!
To make it more interesting though, I gave myself the challenge that each of my mini dates (lasting only 3-5 minutes) must involve talking about something completely different. I can't just rattle off the same introduction and ask the same questions or I won't learn anything.
I told them why I was in Amsterdam, mentioned my travels, and the blog, got to know them too a bit and then the hostess called us all in. For more interesting conversations I needed to find common ground, or talk more about her obviously. ” (I put my actual name in the application rather than the nickname I always go by, in case the speed-date organisers asked to see my ID).
” Such strange first openers perhaps weren't helping my Ja-quota, but I had nothing to lose!