The hammock is back!

The hammock is back! {0}

This just in from the CILC– the hammock has made a return! Come take a nap to celebrate, then play with the birds and practice the language you’re learning. See you soon! –The CILC staff

TED Talk on Loving Your Language

TED Talk on Loving Your Language {0}

Check out this fascinating TED talk given by Suzanne Talhouk, an advocate for the Arabic language, on loving your language. “More and more, English is a global language; speaking it is perceived as a sign of being modern. But — what do we lose when we leave behind our mother tongues? Suzanne Talhouk makes an(…)

Tired of paper flashcards?

Tired of paper flashcards? {0}

Getting buried under un montón de flashcards? Save your sanity and the environment by using Anki! We’ve all made flashcards when studying a language. And we’ve all ended up with piles of little pieces of cut up paper or index cards that we eventually lose or recycle or throw away. Save money and effort by creating(…)

Language Difficulty Ranking

Language Difficulty Ranking {0}

Since I want as much as possible to tie my passion for language learning with everything I do, here’s a source I’m using for my Economics honors thesis. It lists languages by difficulty, with the assumed native language being English. Where does your language study fall? How accurate do you think this list is? Of(…)

International WOBC Shows, Fall 2014 {2}

WOBC has some great international and multilingual radio shows scheduled this semester! Tune in at 91.5 or via wobc.org. Show Time Description Dazed&Confucius Mondays 11am – 12pm Modern/Contemporary East Asian ethnic/minorities Folk music. :::: DJ KarmaKa$h samba esquema sonsual Mondays 1pm – 2pm Music from Brazilian POC greats from the golden age of musica popular(…)

Verbling Language Learning Tool Review

Verbling Language Learning Tool Review {0}

Verbling is a language learning tool based on online video. After you sign in with you google account, it takes you to a Language Learning Community page. You can use your google+ account to immediately join Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced practice groups. With a free 7-day trial, you can watch the Online Language Classes. However, there are only(…)