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 …
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 …
Hello is the first thing on our minds.
Whether we’re battling foreign language anxiety or just general nerves, we’re most concerned with getting past that first five seconds of the conversation.
Because that’s the hardest part.
There’s a lot …
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.
I love old-school learning. I’m a sucker for elevating my …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …