Author Archive | Stevie D.

Mango Languages Review: A Practical and Comprehensive Look at the Program

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How about a language learning software that learns you instead of you learning it?

Adaptive algorithms: that’s the Mango Languages promise.

Mango Languages is an online and mobile learning resource that’s said to evolve with you as you progress through …

Innovative Language Review: Is It Worth the Cost?

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There are just no two ways about it.

Hands down, Innovative Language is the best there is.

(Or so they say.)

For the longest time, Innovative Language has been touting itself as the “fastest, easiest and most fun” way to …

Interpret This! 3 In-ear Translators for Language Learners

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Imagine a gathering of the United Nations in New York.

All the different countries are represented—Russia, Japan, South Korea, the United States, etc.

China’s representative is giving an important speech… in Chinese.

So how can Russia’s representative understand what his …

5 Photo Translator Apps That Are Magic for Language Learners

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Kwoooosh. 

Did you hear that?

Kwoooosh.

There it is again.

That’s the sound of your language learning excuses getting flushed down the toilet, one by one.

Because today, we’re looking at a piece of language learning technology so cool, …

Better, Cheaper and More Fun! 7 Rosetta Stone Alternatives

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When it comes to language learning, there’s no one-size-fits-all option.

It fact, it’s easy to get stuck with a learning program that doesn’t suit you.

Popularity and expense aren’t guarantees that any software, website or book will work for …

6 Twitter Strategies for the High-flying Language Learner

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Twitter.

It sounds innocent enough.

But the staggering view from your timeline will show you it’s anything but.

And regular use will have you so addicted you’ll soon be checking it from the remotest areas where you can get service.…

6 Awesome Ways to Hack Discord for Language Exchanges

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Once upon a time, the streets were filled with kids.

Sweaty, smelly and dirty creatures.

Running alongside others their age, their squeals of delight echoing throughout the neighborhood.

They played hopscotch, tag and hide-and-seek, and reluctantly said their goodbyes with …

Learn a Language by Talking Online with These 5 Tools!

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Do you want to find a friendly speaker of an Eskimo-Aleut language?

How about someone living right smack between France and Spain?

Don’t book that plane ticket just yet. Matter of fact, don’t even get up.

You …

10 Facebook Language Learning Ideas You’ll “Like” or “Love”

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Did you know that Bob Dylan is a visual artist?

Or that Vladimir Putin can play Russian classics on the piano?

Or that Angelina Jolie is a licensed pilot?

And hey, did you also know that Facebook is a language

Independent Language Learning: The Freer Way to Fluency

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Independent language learning.

Sounds like some new movement of which you might be skeptical.

Something cool and exclusive.

And possibly weird.

Something news publications are claiming is the latest “millennial” trend.

When in fact, it’s just a flexible, …