Same thing happened to me after I took a class in Chinese art history.
Originally Posted by Eilonwy
I have the same problem in russian.
Originally Posted by cympreni
I'd love to learn a little Russian. It's the most common non-English language I hear at work, and I feel silly for not understanding anything beyond yes and no.
Originally Posted by redcelticcurls
It's a beautiful language, and a lot of fun too. I don't think it's too hard at least at the basic level that I speak, except adjectives. But I'm the type that loves a challenge.