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Why You Should Record Yourself Speaking Your Target Language Language Resources

When we first make the transition from a ‘beginning’ language learner to an ‘intermediate’ or ‘advanced’ language learner, maintaining our learning curve can present a real challenge. We tend to hit a plateau, feeling like we’re making little, if any, progress. But the truth is, you are making progress. The steps forward are just a bit smaller, and therefore, harder to notice. That, and when...

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Holiday Gift Guide for the Language Learner Language Resources

The holiday season is upon us! Have you finished your holiday shopping already? I sure haven’t, but I’m getting pretty close. Finding the perfect gift is (almost) never easy! Especially for someone with particular tastes or interests. If you have a few language learners or lovers who you still need to shop for (and it’s totally cool if that includes gifts for yourself), here are...

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Game Over | A Book Set in a Country That Speaks Your Target Language | Language Reading Challenge Language Resources

Welcome to the eighth official Language Reading Challenge Update and Linkup! As a quick recap of what we’ve read so far this year, you can check out the previous months’ challenges here: January // Book about the culture of the area you’re studying February // Book in your target language March // Travel book or travelogue related to region that uses the language you’re studying...

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8 Ways to Learn a Language Without a Teacher Language Resources

It’s almost the end of the year, and so, many of us our making our New Year’s Resolutions and planning our language learning goals for the next year. For many, continuing to improve and grow in their target language is high on the list. For me, it certainly is. For those not currently studying with private tutors, creating a learning routine and finding resource to...

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How We Learn | A Book About Learning Strategies | Language Reading Challenge Language Resources

Welcome to the eighth official Language Reading Challenge Update and Linkup! As a quick recap of what we’ve read so far this year, you can check out the previous months’ challenges here: January // Book about the culture of the area you’re studying February // Book in your target language March // Travel book or travelogue related to region that uses the language you’re studying...

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Learn a Language Online with Lingoda | Review Language Resources

When I first started studying languages on my own, I took the term “independent study” a little too literally. I thought that I was capable of learning a new language on my own, with my head buried in textbooks and study sessions occupied with piles of flashcards. But I quickly learned that going about language study this way is not an effective strategy. To really...

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No More Language Learning Excuses Language Resources

Today I’d like to share a little bit about someone who has recently inspired me and talk about making excuses. Excuses are easy to make. They make us feel better about not doing things we either should be doing or want to be doing. It’s easier to blame our lack of progress on things that are external to us, to shift the fault elsewhere. So...

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