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Talking Textbook: 8 Resources for Learning Language from Native Speakers

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Let’s have a talk.

In your native language, that’s probably not too intimidating.

But if we asked you to have a talk in your target language, your heart might start to race a little.

That’s because communicating in your target …

8 Super Convenient Resources for Foreign Language E-books

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If you’ve ever struggled in your language studies, then you’ve got something in common with Thomas Jefferson.

The third president of the U.S. managed to learn four languages, but he kept books in several more—and ultimately had trouble achieving …

7 Game Apps Designed for Addictive Language Learning

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Want to create your own world using nothing but 3D blocks? There’s a game for that.

Want to help a plumber rescue a princess? There’s a game for that.

Want to smash cute candies into smithereens? Yeah, there’s a really …

Use These 6 Best Language Learning Apps for Kids and Unlock Your Inner Child

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Childhood.

It’s a time of wonderment, fun and inexplicably sticky hands.

Once you’re an adult, you may find yourself reminiscing about childhood, but you can never go back. Or can you?

No, we’re not proposing you use a time machine …

7 Incredible, Innovative Apps for Learning a New Language

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Setting off to learn a new language?

You’ve got a decision to make.

Will it be the beaten path? The familiar landmarks? The same old, same old?

Or will you choose the uncharted route? The unfamiliar twists and turns? You …

The Essentials: The 12 Websites You Need to Learn a Language

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Wouldn’t it be nice if you could just order a language?

If you could be served up Russian fluency within minutes of deciding, “Hey, I think I’d like to speak Russian”?

If you could say, “Hmm, Spanish sounds good,” then …

The Only 6 Language Textbook Sources You Need

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Textbooks are too academic!”

“If you want to learn how to swim, you need to be in the water—not sitting in the shade, reading some book about swimming.”

“Textbooks lack real-world, real-life flavor, which makes them less useful for …

The Ultimate Guide to Private Language Lessons Online

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Are you still watching entire seasons of “House of Cards” instead of studying?

If yes, then you probably should start booking private language lessons.

It’s the only way to have a disappointed face looking at you until …

Go Global! The 6 Best Translation Apps for Language Learners

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If you want my opinion, you’re not doing bad at all with your new language learning.

You’ve got the basics down, you can conjugate without too much trouble and you feel pretty sure you’re on the road to success.

That’s …

10 Language Learning Magazines You Should Check Out

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Did you know that the word “magazine” originally meant something like “storehouse” or “warehouse”?

And really, it seems appropriate, since magazines are basically warehouses of information!

There’s a good chance you read magazines in your native language, whether in print …