Author Archive | sophiemcdonald

An italki Review: Connect, Converse and Conquer a New Language


You talkin’ to me?

Who knew that one of the most memorable lines in movie history could be relevant to language learning?

Lean in closer, and I’ll tell you why. 

Speaking is one of the most challenging areas for language …

Complete Your Language Tower: A Babbel Review


Imagine a world where we all spoke one language.

According to a biblical tale, this was once said to be true.

Long story short, when the Tower of Babel was being built, God abruptly interrupted the building process one …

Does Duolingo Work? Let’s See What Duo the Owl Has to Offer


Inside every language learner, there’s an adventurer on a quest to find the Holy Grail.

I’m not talking about medieval knights or mystical, elusive drinkware.

I’m talking about effective methods that help us learn a language: the one platform