Does hypnosis work for learning a language?

This may surprise you, but hypnosis is a normal state of the mind.A state it naturally knows. Actually, we are sometimes in a state of hypnosis without even realizing it... When you were completely absorbed by a film, for example, you might have the impression that the film only lasted for a few … [Read more...]

5 Tips for Learning a Language By Using Online Radio

Did you know that during the interwar period, learning a language using online radio was very common?  Yep, in 1924 the BBC (one Britain's major radio stations) was already using the radio as a means of education, specifically by broadcasting shows in foreign languages. What were the most "taught" … [Read more...]

How to Ace the TOEFL Listening Section

The TOEFL Listening section consists of six listening activities, each 3–5 minutes in length.This section involves listening to two conversations and four academic lectures or discussions. The lectures may involve student participation and do not require specialized background knowledge of the … [Read more...]

How to Succeed on the TOEIC Listening Section

The TOEIC Listening Section tests you using 4 different formats: photograph-based questions, question-response, conversation-based questions and questions about short talks. For more information about these questions, check our article "The TOEIC exam structure in details".Although these … [Read more...]

Top Five TOEFL Listening Tips

Naturally, in order to get the best TOEFL score you can, it’s important that you follow the best strategies. This is as true on the listening section as it is on the others. Listening can be especially difficult because it’s not just a test of your English skills—it’s also a test of your TOEFL … [Read more...]

The Best Podcasts for Learning German

There are plenty of sites that stream podcasts for learning German. Deutsche Welle, a German media company dedicated to the German language, broadcasts over four television stations and streams several podcasts to help people learn German.Updated: 30/06/2016 Beginning Level Podcasts for … [Read more...]

Best French Podcasts to Learn French

Whether you're at work or home eating dinner, you can work on your French by listening to some of the best French podcasts available. Audio can be hard since you don't have facial expressions, body language, or text in front of you to use as context clues. But they are doable. If you consistently … [Read more...]