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 …

News in Different Languages: Top Sources & Tips for Learners


We’ve got good news about news.

That routine barrage of doom and gloom can do much more than put a damper on an otherwise great day.

Turns out, news is a perfect resource for learning a language!

But we aren’t …

Know Before You Go! Bathroom Vocab in 9 Different Languages


Sometimes, emergencies happen.

You just can’t avoid them.

While fires, medical issues and catastrophic events like Starbucks discontinuing your favorite drink might seem life-threatening, one emergency is more awkward and embarrassing than all the rest.

Yes. Bathroom emergencies.

And when …

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

How to Become a Translator: 7 Steps to Your Dream Job


Everyone has a dream.

Or maybe a sueño.

Or perhaps yours is a мечта.

Or a rêve.

But if you really enjoy toggling between all these options, there’s a strong chance that your dream is being a translator.

In …

Mo’ Money, No Problems: 5 Foreign Language Scholarships


Having money is the dream, but it can definitely bring problems.

Your sister will want you to buy her a new dress.

Your cousin will want you to fund his son’s private school education.

Your grandmother will want you to …

Learning, Translated: 5 Steps to Kindle Language Learning


Sitting on a beach or in a coffee shop in some far-flung place.

Showing everyone how interesting you are by reading Camus or Cervantes or Murakami in the original language.

Isn’t it a beautiful image?

Of course, the actual experience …

How to Conquer the 4 Top Foreign-language Speaking Fears


Arachnophobia: The fear of spiders.

Coulrophobia: The fear of clowns.

Xenoglossophobia: The fear of foreign languages.

Okay. We’ll be the first to admit that foreign languages aren’t half as horrifying as a massive spider or an angry clown (or a …