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6 Strategies For Free Language Learning On The Move

free language learning on the moveWe live in a world where free language learning is now perfectly possible.

But, without the structure of formal classes, how can you make sure your language learning endeavours are successful?

Better still, how can you do it on the move, however busy you are?

Here to tell us how, is guest author Andrew Howe! 

Take it away, Andrew…


andrew howe“I wish I had time to learn…”

That is what I often hear from my friends.

Lack of time is the number one excuse most people have not to bite the bullet and learn a foreign language.

I don’t believe in lack of time. Continue reading…

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12 Language Immersion Tools For Google Chrome

chrome extension foreign language

You might have used the Google Chrome web browser before. But did you know Chrome is actually a powerful tool for foreign language immersion? You can chose from the thousands of “browser extensions” available, all of which can be installed at the click of a button. Many of them are specifically designed to help you with language […]

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Core Study Sequences: Transcribing Audio

transcribing audio

This is Part 6 in a series of articles in which I show you exactly how I’m learning foreign languages every day, and today is about transcribing audio. In these articles I talk about how I’m using my Core Study Time – a 30-45 minute period at the start of every day which I set […]

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9 Reasons Why Donald Trump Should Learn Spanish

why donald trump should learn spanish

It’s probably fair to say Donald Trump is not a fan of the Spanish language. He’s left the American public in no doubt about that. However, I think he should learn Spanish! In fact, I think learning Spanish would win him the election! Here’s why… 1. Beating Hillary Would Be Easy …in Spanish, that is!

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Learn To Read Japanese Hiragana Using Memory Palaces

learn to read japanese hiragana

You need to learn to read Japanese, right? But you’ve found out that hiragana is the first stage and it’s got you worried! Relax. You’ve probably heard about mnemonics for learning vocabulary in a foreign language and wanted to know more. Well, the good news is that a similar technique works for learning hiragana too. […]

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Learning Songs To Stay Motivated In Language Learning

learning songs to stay motivated

I had a bit of free time this afternoon so I decided to sit down and record a song in Cantonese. I discovered this song – 愛是永恆 – some time ago and really loved it. You can find the lyrics here. Learning songs perhaps isn’t an immediately obvious language learning activity, but I’ve found it to […]

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Connectors: Never Feel Stuck In A Language Again

language connectors

It’s an uncomfortable feeling… Speaking another language, but feeling like a robot. You know – when your speaking sounds like a textbook? Or when you’re searching desperately for words, while your speaking partner waits patiently across from you. That’s why I was really happy to publish this guest post by Anthony from Spanish Hackers. Connectors. What […]

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Olly speaking with a Brazilian Portuguese accent

Brazilian portugese accent

The other day, I felt a bit of saudade do Brasil. I missed hearing the Portuguese accent, and had a sudden desire to speak Portuguese! So, I called up fellow polyglot Jimmy Mello for a chat! This video is nothing more than an informal chat between the two of us, and there are currently no subtitles, […]

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Core Study Sequences: Studying Dialogues

core study textbook dialogues

This is Part 5 in a series of articles in which I show you exactly how I’m learning foreign languages every day. In these articles I talk about how I’m using my Core Study Time – a 30-45 minute period at the start of every day which I set aside for intensive study. Before you […]

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The Best Way To Learn Spanish On Your Own (In 12 Months Or Less)

how to learn spanish on your own

So you’re looking for the best way to learn Spanish on your own? In this post I’ll show you how, in detail: Resources Techniques Time to spend Sound good? You’ll learn the process that experienced language learners use to study languages on their own – without following an expensive programme of study in a language school. You […]

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German From Zero – Reflections on 1 Month of Learning German

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Recently, I started to learn German – my 9th language. But this time, I decided to do things a bit differently… In this post, I’ll share: My 30-day German strategy My thoughts on learning German as an English speaker Why I’m SO EXCITED about this project I’ve been resisting learning German for a long time. […]

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5 Dangerous Language Learning Mistakes You Should Avoid

5 language learning mistakes

I’ve realised something lately… Getting better at learning foreign languages isn’t just about learning new tips and tricks. What’s more important is avoiding language learning mistakes that can cripple your progress. That’s why I’m pleased to feature this guest post today from Sean Patrick Hopwood, a polyglot and language enthusiast, who shares the 5 big mistakes […]

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Frantastique Review – Unconventional French Classes Online

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So you’re looking for French classes online? Or perhaps a Frantastique review? You want something fun, something you’ll want to use, and something that will actually improve your French? (After all – you do primarily want to improveyour French, right?) Well, you’re in the right place. I’ll give you a video walkthrough of the key […]

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3 Awesome Podcasts To Master Conversation In English

3 podcasts for conversation in english

Improving your conversation in English takes practice… A lot of practice! But speaking isn’t the only thing you need to think about when it comes to conversations. You also need to improve your listening skills. Sometimes, people spend hours listening to the radio or watching movies in English, in order to improve their listening. But I […]

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3 Ways To Make Your Spanish Sound Less “English” – False Cognates & Beyond!

false cognates in spanish make you sound less English

Do you feel like your Spanish is good… You can get your point across… But your Spanish still sounds a bit too English? In this article, I’ll show you 3 simple steps for sounding less English. You’ll learn about false cognates in Spanish, idioms and more… and start sounding more Spanish right away!

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