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Language Textbook Central: 6 Textbook Sources You’ll Love

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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 …

Social Media Language Learning Tips You’ll Want to Like and Share Again and Again!

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How many hours a day do you spend on your cell phone, tablet or computer?

Come on, you can tell the truth. We’re all friends here.

Think about it. Take a minute if you need to.

Consider blogs. Facebook. …

3 Personal Pathways to One-on-one Language Learning

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The world doesn’t revolve around you.

You’re not the center of the universe.

Actually, I take that back—if you sign up for one-on-one language learning, those statements above aren’t entirely true.

You’ll become the complete central focus for your …

5 Smart Language Program Reviews for Discerning Learners

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You can’t wait to get to the good stuff.

That’s right, I see you skimming search results on your laptop.

I see you, skeptical but hopeful, determined to find the best resource for learning a language out there.

“Come on,” …

Chatting, Texting, Correcting: The 4 Best Language Exchange Apps

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So, you want to learn a new language

…and you want it bad.

Let me tell you something that will utterly blow your mind:

You are not alone.

That’s right! Believe it or not, there are others out there …

The Top 15 Language Learning Podcasts for Curious Multilingual Minds

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What’s on your mind when you’re getting ready for bed each night?

Are you thinking about the coming day? Excited or nervous for what lies ahead?

Are you making lists and plans to chart out what you’ll get done?…

The Best and Brightest Online Language Courses

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Weighing one online language course against the many others.

Spending hours sifting through facts and making comparisons.

Only reading positive reviews that don’t tell you the real ins and outs of each course.

Wondering about scathingly negative reviews that …