Getting Prepared For Online Lessons

Online lessons with native speakers bring language learning to a new level. Everybody with a computer connected to the internet, mic and speakers can enjoy a wide choice of teachers, tutors and language exchange partners. Yet there are a few technical details one should consider when arranging an online language session. Those details are relevant

How Your Mother-tongue Sabotages Your Language Learning

What helps people to acquire a new language? Surprisingly, it is not adding something new to their everyday practice. It is getting rid of the unwanted help of their mother-tongue. When learning a second language, adult people use their mother-tongue as a middleman between them and their new language. It is unavoidable at some stage

Interlinear Books: Bring Literature Into Your Language Learning

Have you heard about a language learning method called interlinear translation? I hadn’t, until recently. A few days ago, I got an email from Linas Vaštakas, a guy who runs a project – Interlinear Books for learning languages. In the project, they translate books for language learners in an innovative way, and they have recently

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