How To Learn The Bengali Language By Yourself (From Beginner to Advanced)

How to learn Bengali

Bengali is the 7th most commonly spoken language in the world. Yet not a lot of people are studying or learning Bengali as a second language. This is a shame, because speaking Bengali brings you closer to some 300 million people who speak it around the globe. Most of them in Bangladesh, but a lot … Read more

How To Learn The Indonesian Language Bahasa By Yourself

How to learn Indonesian

The Indonesian language, or Bahasa is a standardized version of Malay. It’s been the official language of Indonesia since 1945 when Indonesia declared its independence from the Netherlands. When you speak the Indonesian language, you have the advantage of being able to communicate with towards 40 million Indonesians who speak it as their mother tongue. … Read more

How To Learn French By Reading (French Learning For Bookworms)

How to learn French through reading books?

Reading is important in all stages of learning French When you study French on your own, you should approach the French language with several different methods at once. Don’t just study your French beginners course and wait until you’ve finished it to move on to reading, listening and so on. Do them all at once … Read more

How To Learn German In Six Months (All By Yourself)

How to learn German in few months

How do you learn german in a few months? So imagine that you just got a promotion. Great! A nice raise, a company car and you are relocating to Germany. Exciting! Your boss has finally given you a break! He believes in you and in your skills to oversee the German market! He believes that … Read more

How To Learn Danish (A Beginner’s Guide To Learning Danish By Yourself)

Danish Flag

Danish: A Scandinavian language spoken by some 5,5 million people in the Northern European country, Denmark. Most people wouldn’t pick Danish first when setting out picking up a new language. But Danish has it’s charm. It’s related to English and has many similarities, yet strangely different in the way it’s spoken. In this article, I’ll … Read more

How To learn Arabic By Yourself (Without Taking A Class)

How I learn Arabic

Arabic is a language family that is getting more and more important in the last few decades. Culturally and historically, it’s a language that has a great significance for the fields of literature, religion, history, philosophy and science history. The language in itself is a beautiful and strange creation and for all of these reasons, … Read more

My Assimil French Review and how to study with Assimil

Assimil French with ease

In this Assimil French review, I am going to go talk about the one language learning method that seriously got me started with learning French over a decade back. When you’re a beginner in a new language, or more importantly: a beginner in learning languages in general, it’s extremely important that the approach you start … Read more

My review of “Codename: Butterfly” by Palestinian author Ahlam Bsharat in Arabic and English


The last couple of weeks, I’ve been working slowly through the book “Codename: Butterfly” by the Palestinian author Ahlam Bsharat. The book was originally suggested to me by @arablit on twitter and I got it in its original Arabic version as well as the more recent English translation from Neem Tree Press. Found these in … Read more

Book review ”Success with Languages” by Stella Hurd

The last couple of weeks I have been reading the book “Success with Languages” by Stella Hurd during my bus-rides and lunch-breaks. The previous two book reviews that I did, ”How to learn any language” by Barry Farber and ”Polyglot: How I learn languages” by Katò Lomb, have both been of books that deal with … Read more

LingQ – Un avis sur un outil pour lire en langues étrangères

LingQ : Mon outil préféré de lecture pour l’apprentissage des langues en ligne Lisez cet article en anglais Depuis que j’ai découvert LingQ, leur méthode a été parmi mes outils préférés pour étudier les langues étrangères. Je suis convaincu de l’importance de la méthode réceptive dans tous les niveaux d’apprentissage des langues. Vous devez lire et … Read more