Hey Language Learners and those curious about communicating a different way. It’s been a while since we did a review on a learning system or phone app. Today is your lucky day! FLASH ACADEMY OVERVIEW Product: Flash Academy Overall Ranking: 8.5/10 Price: Free version; Premium version ranges from $8.99/mo down to $45.99/yr Owners: Richard … Continue reading FLASH ACADEMY APP REVIEW
WHY LEARN LATIN LANGUAGE TODAY Most likely, you’re here because you want to get smarter by learning another language. Or, perhaps you’re here because you’re a teacher or homeschooler and you’ve heard that kids SHOULD know Latin. Or, perhaps you need help with English acquisition. I read a great article this week that I want … Continue reading WHY LEARN LATIN LANGUAGE TODAY
What is your biggest fear of learning a new language? For many, it is a fear of not knowing what to say. In this article, we are going to set out a few formulas for language learning, and these exercises will result in you having some key sentences at your disposal. Because I’m learning Spanish, … Continue reading YOUR FIRST CONVERSATIONS IN A NEW LANGUAGE
We, along with other readers, have all experienced times in our language learning where we feel stuck. Maybe you’re feeling stuck right now. This is a natural phenomenon, especially when bridging between B2 and C1 (according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)). So how do we get unstuck? What is B2 … Continue reading Feeling Stuck?
Are you in a time crunch and need to learn a language in ten days, or maybe less? Maybe you’ve just been given an assignment to go abroad for work, and to speak the language would be so beneficial. Or maybe you’re going to travel outside your home country and the travel date is close … Continue reading LEARN A LANGUAGE IN TEN DAYS
Product: [Language] Pod101 Overall Ranking: 85/100 Price: Basic $8/mo; Premium $25/mo; PremiumPlus $47 — Discounts Available (see below) Owners: InnovativeLanguage.com Website: [Language]Pod101.com INTRODUCTION Innovative Language now offers their flagship program [Language — Insert here your language of choice! ] Pod101 in 34 languages, including: Afrikaans, Arabic, Bulgarian, Cantonese, Chinese (Mandarin), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Filipino, Finnish, French, … Continue reading [Language] Pod 101
More and more frequently in the United States, we see both English and Spanish directions in places we encounter every day. We see both languages (and sometimes more) on ATM machines, airport signs, store packaging, restroom signs, menus, and in product instruction manuals. An Important Cultural Shift This is but one sign of an important … Continue reading WHAT ARE THE BEST ONLINE LANGUAGE COURSES?
Bestselling author of Fluent in 3 Months, Benny Lewis, has another language tool for those of us learning a second (third, etc.) language. However, while Fluent in 3 Months teaches you tools for learning any language, his new book, Language Hacking: A Conversation Course for Beginners focuses on specific languages. So far, editions are available for … Continue reading LANGUAGE HACKING – HOW DO I DO IT?
There are some great deals coming for language learners everywhere. But watch the fine print (effective days and offer codes) to be sure you don’t miss out. Here are three great deals! First, Rocket Languages recently launched their new version, Rocket Languages 2017, with several major improvements (see my full Rocket Languages review for details). Rocket … Continue reading Black Friday/Cyber Monday: Great News for Language Learners!
Product: Rocket Spanish Overall Ranking: 98/100 Price: $149.95 per level (3 levels) Owners: Rocket Languages Website: www.rocketlanguages.com INTRODUCTION Rocket Languages offers courses in Spanish, German, French, Chinese, Italian, Russian, Portuguese, Korean, Japanese, Arabic, and Hindi, as well as English and Sign Language. While this review is based on my own study of Rocket Spanish, I … Continue reading ROCKET LANGUAGES — REVIEW