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

Is Passive Listening Language Learning Possible? How to Learn with Music

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It’s a demanding world out there.

How many times have you heard the following cries for attention?

“You’re just not listening.”

“Everything I say goes in one ear and right out the other.”

“Aren’t you paying attention?”

“What did I …

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…

Want to Learn a Language Fast? These 6 Steps Will Get You There in a Flash

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“You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.”—Zig Ziglar

It’s a solid truth: To reach the finish line, you must begin the race.

For language learners, the goal—or finish line—is clear. …

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

13 Language Listening Resources (and How to Use Them Effectively)

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“You can never understand one language until you understand at least two.”Geoffrey Willans

Listen, I’ve got a question for you.

It’s nothing personal, just something that happens to language learners and I’m wondering if it’s happened to you, …