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How to Stop Translating in Your Head: Or Why I Think You Shouldn’t Language Resources

You finally work up the courage to have a conversation in your target language. The other person starts speaking and your wheels are spinning. “Vous parlez français… C’est… Comment avez-vous… Est-ce que vous m’avez compris ?” The words come to you in fragments because you’re translating as much of what they’re saying to you back into your native language to sort out what it all...

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An Introduction Sociolinguistics and its Importance in Language Learning Language Resources

Sociolinguistics. Sounds like a pretty academic word, right? But the truth is, the field of sociolinguistics is a pretty interesting subject. Plus, it can be a nice thing for language learners to know about it. An Introduction to Sociolinguistics for the Language Learner When we study languages, we often focus on the language itself. The grammar, the vocabulary, the pronunciation, and so on. Sociolinguistics, however,...

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A Review of eChineseLearning: An Online Chinese Language School Language Resources

Where do you find good language tutors? It’s a question I’m often asked and one that I’ve done the best to research in order to answer as completely and honestly as possible. In an effort to do this, I recently tried out eChineseLearning, and as far as the quality of Mandarin Chinese tutors, they’re certainly at the top. A Background on eChineseLearning Before my trial...

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Assessing Your Language Skills to Build a Better Learning Plan Using Those Assessments Language Resources

I keep a language learning journal. Okay, yeah… It’s not really a journal. It’s just a notebook where I keep notes, questions, and interesting facts about the language I’m learning. But by the nature of the process that goes into creating it, it seems like so much more than just a notebook where I keep my notes. It’s very personal, very journal-y (-ish?). Taking notes...

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Language Learning Strategies | #CleartheList August 2017 Eurolinguiste / Language Resources

Today is an incredibly important day – it’s Little Linguist’s first birthday! This weekend we’re celebrating this big milestone, but for today, I’ve got my little one all to myself.  July was a whirlwind month. I wrapped up the launch of Language Learning Accelerator, started Get by in Croatian, dove into my Croatian, Russian and Japanese studies, said goodbye to my grandfather alongside family I...

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New Projects on Eurolinguiste for Busy Language Learners & Croatian Language Resources

I don’t normally post update posts like this, but I have so many new projects that I’ve launched in the last month or two that I felt I needed to share everything that’s going on! The Busy Language Learner First, I launched a free email course called “The Busy Language Learner”. It’s a 7-day productivity challenge to help you fit just a little bit more...

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