7 Language Learning Apps That Speed Up the Language Learning Process


There’s no time like the present.

And sadly, it often seems like there’s no time in the present.

When you’re learning a language, it can seem like there isn’t enough time to do all you need to do.

Pronunciation, grammar, …

There's No Expiration Date on Language Learning: How to Learn and Love a Language at Any Age


Success has no age limit.

It can come during youth or in old age. Literary legend Miguel de Cervantes, author of “Don Quixote,” is one such example. He spent his early life in the Spanish military where he …

How the Science of Language Learning Can Help You Acquire a Language in Record Time


Science and discovery go hand in hand.

And it all starts with Curiosity.

Not, not NASA’s Mars Rover—though that Curiosity is pretty cool too—but the raw curiosity that compels us to study things and seek out answers.

What if …

Making Meaningful Connections: The Easiest Way to Learn a New Language


Do you ever feel lost and alone?

If so, that’s okay—we all feel like that sometimes. Humans are social creatures, and we have a built-in need for human connection.

When we try to learn a new language, that feeling …

How to Find Language-learning Friends and Support Each Other


Being around friends is the best.

They support you when you’re down.

They laugh at your jokes even if they aren’t funny.

They’ll even tell you you’re totally justified in being angry that unicorn-themed food just isn’t magical enough.

But …

Is There a Best Time of Day to Learn a Language? How to Plan Your Studying


Are you an early bird or a night owl?

Do you jump out of bed bright and alert, or do you get moving after the sun is way up and all the coffee has kicked in?

Everyone works, thinks and …

6 Rugged Language Video Resources for the Adventurous Language Learner


The common path to learning a language is well worn.

You study. You practice. You study again. You practice again.

If you’re a more intrepid language learner, sometimes you feel like doing something new and exciting—something off the beaten …

What’s the Most Fun Path to Fluency? 5 Addictive Language Learning Gamification Sites


“Quit playing that game and do your homework!” your mother would always say.

But what if I told you that you really don’t need to turn your games off?

What if I told you that you can actually play more

4 Trusted Tips for Overcoming Foreign Language Anxiety


Love. Life. Fear.

What’s up with four-letter English words having so much gravity?

That last one in particular throws us for a loop, making the other two more complicated than need be.

But fear has a purpose. Though it limits …

Let’s Get Mythical! 5 Myths About Language Learning—Debunked!


Myths about language learning abound.

Actually, I wouldn’t call them “myths.” I’d call them “excuses.”

For every excuse about why you can’t learn a language that’s circulating, there are countless language learners who bust right through them and actually learn