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WaniKani Review: Excellent (But Ugly) Kanji + Vocab Trainer

September 24, 2020
This review of WaniKani examines its course quality and effectiveness, answering the questions: is WaniKani worth it? Does it work?

How To Learn The Hebrew Alphabet (+ Cursive) Quickly

June 25, 2018
The Hebrew alphabet looks intimidating but many have proved it's possible to master. This will provide a breakdown of the Hebrew alphabet (incl. cursive).

How To Use Linux For Language Learning (Part 3: LWT, mpv, qutebrowser)

November 20, 2017
In this video I show you a few things I'm working on to improve the usability of Learning With Texts in Linux.

Passive Language Learning Is Nonsense And Here's Why...

February 23, 2016
You can't learn a language passively. Language learning – whether they''re our first, second or eighth – is the result of active use and engagement.

Rocket Spanish Review: In-Depth And Detailed (2021 Edition)

February 02, 2016
In this review, you'll see Rocket Spanish is a viable competitor to Rosetta Stone Spanish due to its top quality audio lessons and extensive topic coverage.

Brutally Honest Rocket German Review (2021 Edition)

January 02, 2016
This review will put the quality and comprehensiveness of the popular Rocket German premium course under the microscope.

Brutally Honest Rocket Japanese Review (2021)

September 14, 2015
In this Rocket Japanese review, I cover the comprehensive and structured course for all flexible learning styles. This is an honest analysis of its content.

The Most Honest Rocket Chinese Review Ever Written (2021)

September 12, 2015
Mandarin Chinese
Rocket Chinese, part of the Rocket Languages series, has been a fairly well-known name in language learning for more than 15 years now.

How Important Is Reading For Learning To Speak a Language? Not Very. Here's Why...

July 02, 2015
To what extent does literacy benefit speaking? Can reading produce spoken fluency in a foreign language? Let me clear a few things up.

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