“Wait, what?” you may say.
“I made the superhuman effort of clicking on all of two links to find your blog and discover the trick to learn a language real fast, and now you tell me Failure and I have to be chums? You fraud!”
Wait, don’t go yet! Click through to see why failures are not the villains people have told you they are.
Enough has been said about what techniques will absolutely help you learn a language… but what about those that won’t?
That’s right: one of the best contextual dictionaries on the internet has finally gone and released an app. I love Linguee, to the point where I have yet to find a language for which it hasn’t been useful, so I’ve gone and checked out if this app is as good as the site. Keep reading to find out if it is!
Some thoughts provoked by reading John McWhorter’s latest book.
It’s a new year for The Polyglotist, as well as for the rest of the world! It’s time to set goals and consider new plans for 2016. How to make the best of it? What do I want to keep from 2015, and what would I like to see less of?
I was recently invited to review Lingualift, a language learning app developed by Edulift, a young but very cool language startup. Upon trying it, I felt I’d stumbled onto something pretty awesome. Wanna know why?
Today we have a guest post that is worth its word count in gold. Johanna, from the Les Langues Etrangères blog, has taken it upon herself to teach us how to use some rather sticky points of French grammar… and boy, do we know it to have quite a few!