Book review of “Polyglot: How I learn languages” by Kató Lomb

I’ve spent the last couple of weeks reading this book while riding the bus, and I’d like to share my opinion of it with you. The book was originally written in 1970, by the Hungarian polyglot Kató Lomb, but the author has edited it several times up until 1995, making it more up to date … Read more Book review of “Polyglot: How I learn languages” by Kató Lomb

9 ways to stay motivated in learning a foreign language

Learning a new language takes a significant investment of time and perseverance. You’re not going to get very far in three months and after two years you might still feel like a beginner. Language learning is a marathon, not a sprint, and like long distance runners, you need to keep your blood sugar high enough … Read more 9 ways to stay motivated in learning a foreign language

Review of Assimil Arabic with ease

Assimil – A review my favorite language course This Assimil Arabic Review is primarily about the Arabic edition of the Assimil language courses, but many of the points apply to everything in Assimil’s catalogue. (See my review of the French Assimil also) Assimil is the name of a French company that has published languages courses … Read more Review of Assimil Arabic with ease

Reading Strategies In Language Learning – 5 Bullet-Proof Techniques

Reading strategies in language learning

Reading is, in my opinion, the most important activity in language learning. But when you decide to sit down and read for the purpose of language acquisition, how should you go about it? It seems easier said than done to just read a book in a foreign language, and although must people would agree that … Read more Reading Strategies In Language Learning – 5 Bullet-Proof Techniques

10 Language Learning Mistakes (That YOU Might Be Making)

Language learning mistakes

Who wouldn’t like to be fluent in another language? Learning Spanish or Mandarin Chinese has numerous benefits. Be it professionally, socially or personally. Many have a dream about speaking another language, and quite a few actually start taking courses or studying from home. But unfortunately, most of those who set out end up throwing in … Read more 10 Language Learning Mistakes (That YOU Might Be Making)