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

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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

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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 …

Lost for Words? The Ultimate Roadmap to 9 Best Translation Apps for Your iPhone

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Before I leave the house, I run through a mental checklist.

Keys? In my hand.

Wallet? In my purse.

Purse? Over my shoulder.

iPhone? In my other hand.

As you can see, I’m not one who carries oodles …

7 Online Language Courses to Get the Most from the Virtual Classroom

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These days, you can find a language learning app for anything.

There are photo translator apps that extract words from your pictures for instant translation. Apps to carry with you as you travel. There are even language learning apps …

Learning a Language? 8 Fun Flashcard Apps to Improve Your Vocabulary

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Let’s take a walk down memory lane…

To chalkboards, erasers, textbooks and…flashcards!

Remember flashcards? Those tidbits of information that we carried around on index cards? We all know ‘em! And we all used ‘em!

You may think they’re …

7 Best Apps for Learning a Language Like a Pro

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Let’s be honest here. I mean, you’re among friends.

Do you ever leave home without your phone?

Never? Me neither.

What about other electronic devices, like your tablet or laptop? Never, right?

It’s a fact of life: Technology goes where

Yabla Review: A Look at the Program’s Video-based Learning System

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If there’s one thing we know, it’s that videos make great language-learning tools.

You can listen to your target language being spoken.

You can stop, rewind and slow down.

You can add subtitles for reading practice.

Plus, videos…

The 10 Best Websites for Language Learning to Suit Your Learning Style

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“Learning is not attained by chance. It must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.”—Abigail Adams

Abigail Adams, wife of second U.S. president John Adams, was an advocate for women’s rights—including education. Even in the 18th century,

An Honest Review of Mondly: Tech as Learning Aid or Gimmick?

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How can an alligator in your bedroom help you learn a language?

Is there really anything a robot companion can do to get you to improve?

And, more importantly, is all this worth paying for?

Mondly is a language learning …

Learn a Language with Blogs: Over 75 Options for the Solitary Student

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How do you start your days?

By texting your fellow language learners “good morning” before even getting out of bed?

Poring over the latest language software innovations in the daily newspaper?

No? Not so much?

Despite being one of the