When and How to Learn Grammar

The matter of when and how to learn grammar is a defining characteristic of each method to learn a foreign language:• On one hand, high school and university courses place a lot of focus on grammar rules. Typically you will start to learn grammar within the first week or two of classes.• On … [Read more...]

Tricks to Become Fluent in One Hour of Practice Per Day

Have you heard of Benny Lewis? He's an Irish polyglot who writes articles on his blog about his travels and language learning techniques to become fluent. Benny has shown that it's possible to learn a language in only 3 months when you have the motivation and desire. His technique piqued our … [Read more...]

Learn Languages with Amazon’s Kindle Fire

Amazon's new tablet, the Kindle Fire, has shown to be a good tool for learning languages. The biggest advantage to this reader is that it allows you to access numerous resources by working with various applications connected to the Internet.While reading a book in English and listening to the … [Read more...]

5 Tips on Successfully Planning Your Foreign Language Study

People of all ages take up learning a foreign language, whether by taking courses or by teaching themselves. There are, of course, tons of reasons to learn  a foreign language. Contrary to popular belief, you can learn a language at any age--and every age has its own advantages and … [Read more...]

What’s the Best Way to Learn a Language?

What's the best way to learn another language? (and other popular questions.........!)Last month we asked James to write about failing his French GCSE at 16 and how 14 years later, he managed to teach himself Spanish in less than 7 months.We're always receiving emails, not only with … [Read more...]

Why MosaLingua is Not a Game to Learn a Language

I’m a huge fan of learning languages through play. Some people play “serious games” for all sorts of educational purposes. The idea is to play a video game and learn at the same time. As a former gamer, I love this idea. So, I’ve tested many language-learning games and, honestly, either the game is … [Read more...]

How Long Does it Take to Learn a Language

How Long Does it Take to Learn a Language? To answer that question I decided to open one of my favorite books-- The 4-Hour Workweek.Tim Ferriss is the author of The 4-Hour Workweek and has achieved enormous success and it explains how you can follow in their footsteps.What mainly … [Read more...]

The Spaced Repetition System (SRS): Memorization for Life

The initial research on spaced repetition dates back to the 19th century. The German psychologist, Hermann Ebbinghaus, created a long list of nonsense syllables (e.g. daus, dor, gim, ke4k ...) and memorized them over the course of 1 year, keeping a record of his progress and using various learning … [Read more...]