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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 …

How to Know What Your Best Way to Learn a Foreign Language Is


You deserve the best.

The height of luxury and decadence.

All your meals should be prepared by Michelin-starred chefs.

All your clothes should be made from silk and unicorn hair.

All your lattes should be trenta.

Okay, maybe you can’t …

Convenience City: 6 Handy Ways to Learn Languages Hands-free


The human hand is an amazing thing.

It has 27 bones and can do a wide array of important tasks, including performing surgery, typing and making lewd gestures at bad drivers.

But there’s one problem with hands: the vast majority …

The Adventurer’s Guide to Studying a Language Abroad




Romance (maybe).

No, we’re not talking about the latest big screen hit.

We’re talking about studying a language abroad.

While it might not have the star power or the dramatic background music of your favorite film, learning a

“I Want to Learn Different Languages!” The Baby Polyglot Guide


Have you decided you want to learn a language?

Maybe more than one?

Maybe you even want to learn… all kinds of different languages?

Well, that’s great news! Give yourself a pat on the back!

But now what?

Now, it’s

Ask Away! 6 Language Learning Questions Worth Exploring


Is there other intelligent life in the universe?

Who really killed Kennedy?

Why aren’t Skittles officially classified as a fruit in the food pyramid?

These questions have long plagued the human race.

Today, we’ll answer literally none of them.

However, …

Study Soulmates! The Best Language Learning App(s) for You


Finding your soulmate is a challenge that can take a lifetime.

Sometimes, someone seems great on the surface, but some unknown factor just doesn’t click.

You might try adjusting yourself to make things work.

You can change your hair. You …

Looking for Foreign Language Subtitles? Never Run Out with These 6 Sites


Life can be confusing.

Sometimes you can’t guess what’ll happen next.

Sometimes you can’t understand what you just saw.

Sometimes you don’t even know what’s happening at all.

Wouldn’t it be nice if some explanation would just pop up in …

Learn and Get Credit! 8 Online Foreign Language Course Resources for High School Credit


High school.

It’s when you realize who you are, chart the course for your future and finally give up on your dream of becoming the world’s first kid astronaut.

Plus, you study… a lot.

And there aren’t many courses that

6 Language Apps That Use Speech Recognition for Well-rounded Learning


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 …