This review looks at Pimsleur Japanese, which has been around for decades and is still one of the most popular Japanese courses available.
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- This review looks at Duolingo, aruably the most popular language learning app on the market. Here's why I believe it doesn't work.
- There are so many online language courses out there, so I put together a list of some of the best and how they compare so you can learn a language at home.
- My experience with Interlinear books was very much a good one, particularly as it finds a creative way to bridge the gap between side-by-side translations and ebooks.
- In spite of the fact that SRS is the hottest thing in language learning right now, I'm going tell everyone to stop using it.
- I tried, tested and reviewed Rocket French over an extended period to see what kind of French results it could give me. Here's what I discovered.
- These past several weeks, as I've been spending most of my time doing full-on reading, not just as exercises but reading for actual content, I keep running into words I studied.
- I tried, tested and reviewed Rocket Italian over an extended period to see what kind of Italian results it could give me. Here's what I discovered.
- I tried, tested and reviewed Rocket Spanish over an extended period to see what kind of Spanish results it could give me. Here's what I discovered.
- When I begin learning a new language, one of the first things I do is search out music in that language on Spotify.
- I tried, tested and reviewed Rocket Chinese over an extended period to see what kind of Chinese results it could give me. Here's what I discovered.
- I always found LiveMocha to be an excellent free tool, well-designed for the purpose of helping a complete language newbie.
- As the flashcards holy war rages on, I continue to be amazed at how far people will go to defend a bad idea — even after admitting that it's bad.
- In summary, Pimsleur Mandarin is interesting, helpful and it's challenging for a person whose language experience is mostly Indo-European.
- Today I want to talk about some things you can do to make Lang-8 easier for you to use, as well as things you can do to make sure that you're getting the most value out of it.
- I've had my Kindle for a few weeks now, and I've used it in a lot of ways, both conventional and nonconventional, and I think I'm ready to report what I've learned and form some opinions about this device.
- I got kicked off Steve Kaufmann's blog for questioning the value of social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter in language learning.
- If you're not already familiar with it, the BBC languages website is a good online tool for language study and practice in Italian.
- There has been a lot of talk about the iPad since it's announcement, but it's been a lot of reaction and uninformed opinion, and very little helpful advice for using the iPad to learn languages.
- Yes, it's true, many people use Badoo and sites like it for dating. But it's also great for language learning.
- Recently, someone pointed me to a site called Busuu. I tried it out, and today I want to share with you my thoughts.
- This review looks at LinguaLift, which has been around for several years now with a slowly-rising reputation in the language space.
- You can get a phrasebook for just about any language, either at your local bookstore or shopping online, usually for about $9.
- It's amazing how many videos you can find on YouTube to help you learn languages. People have done a lot of work to help you learn, all for free.