I have Spanish I final exam tomorrow morning at 10am. Driving across town to a college I was only at once to take a remote exam. No idea how I’ll do. I took 4 years of spanish in high school. Had the best teacher. Now I find I’m distracted a lot – hard to focus. Mientras. I put the whole semester’s vocabulary into an AI thing and asked it to write a bunch of sentences using only those words. It made a few paragraphs. Stared blankly at them, understanding some, ended up Google translating and comparing going “oh yeah that’s right!” I did that after I hit the word “mientras. Leo un libro mientras escucho música. Simple sentence. Had no idea what mientras was. Such a key word; it ties together two simultaneous events. Messes one up when one expects single verb sentences or constructions like ir a… mientras. I’m sure I’ll pass but I’m dreading it. 2 hours. I don’t feel prepared. Don’t know how to cram properly. Other things on the brain. Ah well. Procrastinator’s dilemma. Been here before.

I have Spanish I final exam tomorrow morning at 10am. Driving across town to a college I was only at once to take a remote exam.
No idea how I’ll do. I took 4 years of spanish in high school. Had the best teacher. Now I find I’m distracted a lot – hard to focus.
Mientras. I put the whole semester’s vocabulary into an AI thing and asked it to write a bunch of sentences using only those words. It made a few paragraphs.
Stared blankly at them, understanding some, ended up Google translating and comparing going “oh yeah that’s right!”
I did that after I hit the word “mientras.
Leo un libro mientras escucho música.
Simple sentence. Had no idea what mientras was. Such a key word; it ties together two simultaneous events. Messes one up when one expects single verb sentences or constructions like ir a…
mientras. I’m sure I’ll pass but I’m dreading it. 2 hours. I don’t feel prepared. Don’t know how to cram properly. Other things on the brain.
Ah well. Procrastinator’s dilemma. Been here before.

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