Social Benefits of Learning a Second Language: 6 Big Ones


Life is full of social situations.

From social media to getting to know co-workers to hanging out with friends, chances are that being social has infiltrated all areas of your life.

Whether or not you want it to.

And …

Learning Is Caring: The 5 Most Useful Languages for Medicine


It’s the stuff of nightmares.

You don’t feel well, and you know you need to see a doctor.

But when you get there, everyone is speaking a strange language you don’t understand.

To make matters worse, no one seems to …

The Expert Guide to Wielding Dual Subtitles for Language Learning


Give me a foreign language video and subtitles to match and I will learn that language. – Archimedes, probably

Subtitles are the unsung heroes of language learning.

But you’re not here to hear about plain old ordinary subtitles.

Because as

The FluentU Android App Is Here (to Cure Your App Envy)!


App envy: The sudden onset of covetousness upon seeing someone has a cool app that you don’t have.

Symptoms: Secretly playing with said app when that someone leaves their device unattended. Intense desire to download app for oneself.

Treatment: Only

Distance Ed: Foreign Language Courses Through Online Education


Online learning is not the next big thing, it is the now big thing. —D. Abernathy

What if I could show you a way to shut down that pesky alarm clock once and for all?

What if you could stop …

14 Easy Language Study Tips to Take for a Spin Right Now


They’re faster than a brisk drive in the country.

They’re easier than a connect-the-dots puzzle of a twig.

No, they’re not some unique but remarkably disinteresting and ill-conceived superhero team—they’re quick, easy language study tips!

While they might not save …

Learn a Language Through Music with 6 Awesome Lyrics Sites


You just can’t stop humming that tune.

It’s an earworm. And you’ve tried everything to make it stop.

Worse yet, it’s a song you heard while watching a foreign film. And you only caught some of the words.…

Fluency Unwrapped: 6 Ways to Answer “Am I Fluent?”


It’s a question that has plagued mankind since the beginning of time.

Okay, maybe the beginning of time is a bit of an exaggeration.

But it’s a question that’s probably plagued mankind for the last 50,000 to two million years

Easy Language Books: 6 Places to Find Your Inner Kid


Ah, to be a kid again.

To read picture books… and not get teased for it.

To pretend you’re Nancy Drew or one of the Hardy Boys—or some other world-famous, super-cool, yet surprisingly humble teen detective—as you bravely …

Raking in Fluency: 6 Intensive Language Courses That Pay Off


Sometimes you have to play with the cards you’ve been dealt.

All you can do is go with the flow and hope to make the best of the situation.

This is true for learning a language and many other things …