In the continuing topic of language exchange apps, a few months ago I decided to try out a new app called Tandem–and coincidentally, while trying it out, its creators contacted me and asked me to try it out. Talk about coincidences!
As a language learner, I’ve always been a firm believer in writing as means of refining one’s hard earned language. Think about it. What better way to become a silver-tongued polyglot than by exploring the complexities of written language? A lot of other language learners will disagree with me in this one point, but I do think that writing is the basis of elegant language, whether it leaves through your mouth or your fingers. Keep reading to check out a great list of resources to use, either as a teacher or a student, to polish your essay writing skills!
As of late, I’ve been trying to increase my Mandarin vocabulary in order to better understand of the media I’m watching, but since I’m still in the midst of learning the tones, just learning the spelling of the word isn’t enough–I need, if at all possible, something that speaks to me. What to do? Just when I was worrying about this, I found Amanda.
You finally decided to start learning a foreign language? That’s great! This is a life-time goal that involves much more than grammar rules and new words. It’s about understanding a different culture, obtaining good habits, and improving your brain’s functions. The process of language learning makes you a more intelligent and accomplished person. Read more
Back when I was learning French, everything was old and yet new. I was learning a romance language like two others I already knew, and yet learning what was female and what was male, how to pluralize these genders, and how to spell the damn thing was nothing short of mystery.
Then, I found Lingvist.io, and the mystery was solved! Read more