Today’s story comes to us courtesy of guest writer Veronica Hunt, new blogger and fellow language lover, who wanted to share with The Polyglotist’s audience the experience of learning English as her second language. If you’ve ever been in her shoes, I’m sure you’ll find yourself nodding at a thing or two (And if you’re currently doing it, her advice will be very helpful!)
Have you ever wondered about what makes good on-site language learning skills so valuable? If you’ve ever wondered what you’d get out of actually travelling to a place to learn the language, there’s nothing better than to ask someone who has. Today, guest poster Liam Barrett gives us his take on this matter.
The Japanese still have one of the longest life expectancies, probably because in spite of how much they work, they put a big emphasis on health. In the spirit of World Health Day, today we’re exploring 15 expressions in Japanese related to health and sickness.
What do you call the tool that makes learning French as easy as checking your mail? Frantastique.
Are you just learning a language, or are you learning a whole culture? Today’s is a guest article written by Martha Simmons about how using the cultural side of your target language can boost your learning.
Life is full of vicissitudes, bumps in the road, and unexpected events. A member of the language community has left us way before his time: this is The Polyglotist’s humble attempt at honoring his life.
“What’s the point? Everyone will speak English in the future.”
Have you ever found yourself without an answer when people try to diminish the value of your effort? Read on to inoculate yourself against this kind of argument.
Japanese can be a mystifying language. It’s just so different to most other languages that even just deciding how to learn it can seem overwhelming… but it doesn’t have to be.
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