Author Archive | Yassir Sahnoun

After Spanish, These Are 6 of the Best Languages to Learn


Choosing a language to learn may not seem like a strategic move.

After all, for many, Spanish is the obvious choice.

But after you learn Spanish—

Wait, hold on. After?

Well, yes.

Spanish covers a lot of the world. English …

Learn a Language in 10 Days Challenge: Two Approaches


Challenges are fun.

There are a lot of people out there who enjoy doing language learning challenges.

Doing things fast is also fun.

And trying to accomplish the great mental feat of learning a language as fast as possible

The Best in Parallel Text Books Online: 8 Refined Resources


Let’s say you’re in a place where you can’t read the local language.

You can’t read any stickers, pamphlets, slogans or warning signs in that language.

Only there are signs in both English and the primary spoken language, so you …

The Top 8 “What Language Should I Learn” Online Quizzes


Language learning is tough work.

And if you want to be a polyglot, you’re going to have to endure the daily grind over and over in your life.

It takes a whole lot of effort to maintain the languages

Step Up! 4 Paths to the Ability to Learn Languages Quickly


It’s a fast-paced world out there.

How many times have you seen someone waiting at the bus stop, constantly checking their watch, getting more and more frustrated with a delay of just two or three minutes?

It’s no surprise, then, …

Shadowing Magic: An Amazing Language Learning Technique 


We’ve heard that if you talk to a man in his language, it goes to his heart.

But what if he can’t understand a word you’re saying?

It’s easy to ignore pronunciation in language learning, especially when

3 Amazing Stories of Language Learners Who Changed the World


Some people say that it takes some secret talent to learn languages.

But would they say that about someone who can sing, play an instrument and keep rhythm?

Using a language is really just a skill like any other, and …

Language Learning On a Shoestring: The Cheap Fluency Guide


It’s hard to separate languages from money.

All around the world, people are paying top dollar for access to language education.

In most places, that means English classes—anything from English immersion preschool to business English refresher courses.

In the English-speaking …

What’s Your Type? How to Type in Another Language


Learning to type?

Unless someone printed this article out and posted it to you by, I don’t know, carrier pigeon, you probably already know how to type.

But what about in your target language?

Well, if you plan to do

Certified! Your Guide to Language Certificate Success


Picture it.

A large, shining (yet tasteful) trophy.

The plaque reads “World’s Best Language Learner.”

And underneath? Your name.

A language certificate is a lot like a sports trophy.

You can have a wonderful time playing sports—or learning languages—without ever …