How Should We Learn Languages? Thoughts from a Labbie… {0}

The other day I came across this blog from someone named Ruth Elizabeth. Her bio says she has been learning Vietnamese for 3 years, 2 of which were spent in Vietnam when she taught English. As a second generation Vietnamese American who grew up listening to Vietnamese but who was too stubborn to bother learning(…)

Mango Languages Review

Mango Languages Review {0}

I tried out Mango Languages with Brazilian Portuguese. I was able to get only lesson one, which included a lot of vocabulary, a couple of conversations, and some grammar. Unfortunately, as soon as it seemed to be getting interesting, I reached a ‘wall’ and the website asked me to pay to get more features. I(…)

DuoLingo {0}

If you want to learn a language for free, DuoLingo is a good way to get started. If you stick with it, it will teach you grammar and vocabulary well, but it’s not good at helping you learn to speak it. And as long as you don’t mind learning from a computer and the oddities that(…)

Say What? Russian Sayings

Say What? Russian Sayings {0}

What happens when you translate these Russian sayings into English? Let’s take a look.

Is learning a language in 17 days possible?

Is learning a language in 17 days possible? {0}

Check out this article about someone who claims he learned a language in 17 days.Regardless of whether you believe it is possible or not, he has some good tricks on how to facilitate learning a language.

Learn Mandarin the Chineasey Way

Learn Mandarin the Chineasey Way {0}

Do you know you can learn Chinese by building “blocks” and beautifully illustrated graphs? Read article from FT magazine.