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Rocket Languages Review: Pros and Cons to Consider Before Blasting Off!

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“Learn Spanish in five minutes a day!”

“Become fluent in Chinese in less than a year!”

“Speak Hebrew the way actual native speakers do!”

We’ve all heard the claims that language learning companies make.

And let’s face it: There are …

Pimsleur Review: An Honest Look at the Classic Language Learning Program


Sometimes you don’t feel particularly adventurous.

You just want to order the burger and fries, stay in your pajamas all day or re-watch your favorite movie.

Pimsleur is like that.

People may tell you it’s not particularly exciting, …

Memrise vs Duolingo: Which of These Popular Language Learning Programs Is Right for You?


Tesla or Edison?

Coke or Pepsi?

Superman or Batman?

Marvel or DC?

The world is full of tough choices.

And in the field of language learning, in this clash of titans, which should you pick: Memrise or Duolingo?

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

Busuu Review: Where the Program Gets an A+ and What Could Be Better


I knew zero Spanish when I moved to Buenos Aires, Argentina. Zero. 

But, I learned to speak (semi-)comfortably and landed at a C1 (advanced) level within three months.

How’s that?

I love old-school learning. I’m a sucker for elevating my …

Cyber Monday 2019 Roundup: The Best Deals for Language Learners (Today Only!)


Did you spend this weekend in a post-Thanksgiving daze?

Maybe you had a little too much turkey on Thursday and you’re still feeling it?

Perhaps you’re still sore from a family-wide football game?

Or just sleepy from waking up before

The 8 Best Translation Apps for Android, Period


Horrible meat lock.

Slippery shrimp doctor.

A termination and four weddings.

These are just a few of the phrases left in my head after I finished testing out various translation app features with different texts.

Yes, machine translation has a …

Duolingo Review: A Close Look at the Popular Language Learning App


In any field, some individuals rise to the top.

There are lots of great soccer players, but you might not notice them when Cristiano Ronaldo is on the field.

Plenty of singers have phenomenal voices, but do you really care …

6 Free Language-Learning Apps to Get Fluent on a Budget


Even if you’re an absolute stranger to pinching a penny, you’ve surely wondered what the best way is to access language-learning resources that don’t break the bank.

There are so many different options available for learning a language, from classes …