Author Archive | Lesley Vos

How to Turn Your Passive Vocabulary into Active Vocabulary


“I am lost for words.”

How often do you catch yourself thinking this?

What a new significance this expression takes on when thinking of the foreign language you’re learning!

Of course, there’s tons of research and discussion about how to …

How Not to Study a Language: 7 Common Mistakes You Might Be Making

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We all make mistakes.

There, it’s out there.

That’s probably no big news—but when you learn a foreign language, you might be surprised by just how many mistakes you end up making.

Too many language learners assume that …