Welcome to the latest installment of my favorite language learning and travel tips. These are my favorite posts for the month of November!
Here is this month’s collection of resources for language learning and travel from around the web.
Language Learning Tips
- Unlocking Your True Language Learning Potential from Transparent Language // This is a really great post about getting the most out of your language study time from the well-known language blogger, Olle Linge, behind Hacking Chinese.
- Using “à” with French Verbs from Transparent Language // Another post from Transparent Language but on their French blog. Little words like à, de, par, pour, etc. really trip me up in French so I love posts like this.
- Language Level // These are free tests to help you gauge your level in a language according to CEFR.
- It’s Raining Husbands from Lingholic // A fun collection of well-known idiomatic expressions in a ton of different languages.
- 4 Reasons to Learn Mandarin from FluentU // A lot of people often ask why we learn different languages or which language they should learn. Here are four reasons why someone might learn Mandarin from FluentU.
- These posts on Croatia from The Healthy Passport // I couldn’t just pick one so here’s a post on Dubrovnik and another on Korcula.
- Chopstick Etiquette: 10 Things You Should Never Do from iTalki // Really great pointers on chopstick etiquette (yes! there is such a thing and I’ve even violated one or two of these unwritten rules myself).
- Macaws and Mayan Ruins from Alex in Wanderland // After seeing Alex’s gorgeous photos, I think I could just hop on a plane and head over to Hondorus like, yesterday.
- A Beginner’s Guide to Russia from Travelettes // Everything from learning to read the alphabet to getting your visa. A great introduction to travel in Russia.
- 6 Secrets to Impress Chinese People With Your Manners from YoYo Chinese // This isn’t necessarily language or travel, but it is culture-related, so it’s definitely in theme with Eurolinguiste. Great collection of tips on some cultural differences
Please feel free to share your favorite posts in the comments! I look forward to hearing from you.