Learning a Language Solo? Get Instant Feedback from These Speech Recognition Apps

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It’s one of the biggest obstacles for language learners.

I’ve got all the right books… tons of vocabulary flashcards… I’m signed up for an awesome online course

But I can’t find anyone to actually speak with!

If you’re learning …

You're in Good Company! Learn One of These Most Studied Languages for a Global Student Community

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You loved that band before they hit it big.

You were a regular at that bar before the hipsters found it.

Yeah, yeah.

It’s great to be ahead of the curve.

But sometimes going mainstream is underrated.

Take language learning.

Can Alexa Teach You a Language? Sí, Oui, Ja, Here's How!

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Many of us have someone special living in our homes.

Not exactly family, but…

We ask her questions and give her basic commands, so she certainly seems real, doesn’t she?

You know who I mean.

Maybe she lives at your …

How to Keep Learning Languages when You Go Offline: 7 Apps That Don't Need Internet

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Hey, you.

That’s right—you, the one who’s staring at that phone like it’s the last chance you’ll have to use it this decade.

Do you have that frightened gleam in your eyes because you’ll soon be traveling to one of …

Want a Bilingual Workout? 5 Top Sources for Online Translation Exercises

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Have you ever Googled a question but, surprisingly, never found an answer?

You’re not the first one.

Yet, if you could just dig deeper, you probably could find an answer…

You just might have trouble reading it.

There’s a wealth …

7 Schools That Offer Sizzling Summer Language Programs

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The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you. – B.B. King

Summer with its long, lazy days and spare hours to fill calls to us as sweetly as one of B.B. King’s legendary …

8 iPad Language Learning Apps for All Levels, Skills and Styles

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Did you get that iPad just to play Candy Crush?

Probably not.

You also probably didn’t get it just to send work emails or just to stream videos.

These are all great uses of your iPad, but you can get

Your Future Self Will Thank You: Learn One of These Fastest Growing Languages

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In early 2018, The Guardian asked, “have we reached peak English?”

There’s no doubt that English is a widely spoken and studied language across the world.

But its standing is challenged by other rapidly growing languages.

As new global markets …

How to Keep a Language Journal: 6 Ideas for Endless Entries

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What did Albert Einstein, Leonardo da Vinci and Mark Twain have in common?

Well, besides the hideous facial hair.

They all kept journals! They wrote regularly about their thoughts, plans and experiences.

And it’s safe to say they were all …

No More Aimless Scrolling! How to Learn a Language on Instagram

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Did you know that Instagram has over 800 million users?

800 million. That’s a ton of photos, captions and epic hashtags.

And it’s all available in more than 30 languages!

With so many windows into other cultures, Instagram …