Author Archive | Stevie D.

Dive into the Science of Language Learning to Accelerate Your Studies


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 …

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

How to Remember a Language You Forgot: 13 Super Practical Tips


Got a language zombie kicking around in your memory?

If you’ve ever learned a language that you later forgot, then you might not realize it—but you’ve got some walking dead up there.

Don’t be freaked out. It’s not going to …

The Only 6 Language Textbook Sources You Need


Textbooks are too academic!”

“If you want to learn how to swim, you need to be in the water—not sitting in the shade, reading some book about swimming.”

“Textbooks lack real-world, real-life flavor, which makes them less useful for …

3 Mindsets That Fire Up Your Motivation to Learn a Language


It’s hard to stick with learning a language.

Like cooking, dancing, knitting, martial arts, archery or any other skill that needs practice to emerge, a language requires focus and devotion.

And devotion of that level requires real commitment.

Maybe …

3 Personal Pathways to One-on-one Language Learning


The world doesn’t revolve around you.

You’re not the center of the universe.

Actually, I take that back—if you sign up for one-on-one language learning, those statements above aren’t entirely true.

You’ll become the complete central focus for your …

5 Smart Language Program Reviews for Discerning Learners


You can’t wait to get to the good stuff.

That’s right, I see you skimming search results on your laptop.

I see you, skeptical but hopeful, determined to find the best resource for learning a language out there.

“Come on,” …

Chatting, Texting, Correcting: The 4 Best Language Exchange Apps


So, you want to learn a new language

…and you want it bad.

Let me tell you something that will utterly blow your mind:

You are not alone.

That’s right! Believe it or not, there are others out there …

The 8 Best Online Language Learning Resources for Kids


Looking for the best online language learning programs for your kid(s)?

Good for you!

Whether you’re a language learner yourself or just an awesome parent, giving your offspring access to the joys and endless benefits of acquiring a new language

7 Bilingual Websites for the Language Learner’s Soul


Being bilingual is a huge source of personal pride—something nobody can take away from you.

Are you a parent in search of practical ways to raise a bilingual kid?

Or are you a language learner wanting to be bilingual