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Raking in Fluency: 6 Intensive Language Courses That Pay Off

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Sometimes you have to play with the cards you’ve been dealt.

All you can do is go with the flow and hope to make the best of the situation.

This is true for learning a language and many other things …

The 7 Best Ways to Learn a Foreign Language: What Are They?

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You deserve the best.

The height of luxury and decadence.

All your meals should be prepared by Michelin-starred chefs.

All your clothes should be made from silk and unicorn hair.

All your lattes should be trenta.

Okay, maybe you can’t …

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 …

Convenience City: 6 Handy Ways to Learn Languages Hands-free

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The human hand is an amazing thing.

It has 27 bones and can do a wide array of important tasks, including performing surgery, typing and making lewd gestures at bad drivers.

But there’s one problem with hands: the vast majority …

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

The Adventurer’s Guide to Studying a Language Abroad

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Adventure.

Intrigue.

Romance (maybe).

No, we’re not talking about the latest big screen hit.

We’re talking about studying a language abroad.

While it might not have the star power or the dramatic background music of your favorite film, learning a

6 Spots to Pick Up Texts in the Bilingual Parallel Universe

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Some texts lead parallel lives.

It’s almost like they have a doppelgänger in a parallel universe somewhere.

In one universe, they’re written in English. Or French. Or German. Or Spanish… or in any of a dozen other languages.

Then, …

The Savvy Learner’s Faves: Smart Foreign Language Courses

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Deciding to learn a language is a breath of fresh air.

There’s nothing quite like the excitement of starting out on a language adventure, whether you’re learning a brand-new language or returning to one you studied previously.

You’re …

Language Audiobook Jackpot! 5 Sound Sources for Learners

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Way back before the advent of television…

…imaginations were sparked by stories told through nothing but the human voice and simple sound effects.

Listeners imitated the iconic performances, from the demanding lilt of Mrs. Aldrich to the maniacal cackle of

Study Soulmates! The Best Language Learning App(s) for You

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Finding your soulmate is a challenge that can take a lifetime.

Sometimes, someone seems great on the surface, but some unknown factor just doesn’t click.

You might try adjusting yourself to make things work.

You can change your hair. You …