222: How can I integrate grammar & writing into my routine?

<p>Nicolás asks: "How can I integrate grammar and writing skills into my routine?"</p> <h2>Episode Summary:</h2> <ul> <li>Its common for speaking to outpace other skills</li> <li>Many people find that writing is rarely necessary in another language, especially if you're learning for fun</li> <li>If a skill isn't necessary, will you be motivated enough to improve it?</li> <li>The way to become a good writer is to be a good reader</li> <li>Read widely on topics of interest - you grammar and writing will improve naturally</li> <li>What elements of your daily life can you move into Italian?</li> <li>Try writing based on the theme of your reading</li> </ul> <h2>Today's Quote:</h2> <blockquote>“The greatest part of a writer’s time is spent in reading, in order to write; a man will turn over half a library to make one book.” —Samuel Johnson</blockquote> <h2>Start Speaking Today:</h2> <p>I’d like to thank <a href= "http://iwillteachyoualanguage.com/italkishownotes" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">italki</a> for supporting the show. To claim your free lesson and start speaking today, visit: <a href= "http://iwillteachyoualanguage.com/italkishownotes" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">http://iwillteachyoualanguage.com/italkishownotes</a></p> <h2>Do you have a question?</h2> <p>Ask me your language learning questions by <a href= "http://iwillteachyoualanguage.com/ask" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">clicking here</a>, and I’ll do my best to feature it on the show! Also, <a href= "http://iwillteachyoualanguage.com/itunes" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">please subscribe to the show on iTunes</a> to get automatic updates.</p> <hr /> <p>Thanks so much for listening to this episode of the podcast! If you’ve got any comments about the show then please leave them in the “comments” section below! If you’d like to help me out, then I’d love it if you could…</p> <ul> <li><strong>Share the episode</strong> using the social media buttons around you</li> <li><strong>Leave an honest review and rating of the podcast on iTunes</strong> (<a href="http://iwillteachyoualanguage.com/review" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">click here to do that</a>)</li> </ul> <p>iTunes reviews in particular really help the rankings of the podcast and help me to reach other aspiring language learners out there! See you in the next episode of the I Will Teach You A Language podcast!</p>

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