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105 Common Spanish Phrases Every Learner Should Know

May 08, 2020
Spanish
Are you learning Spanish? We’ve compiled 105 common Spanish phrases that you’ll likely need in different situations with native Spanish speakers.

How Arabic Speakers From Different Countries Understand Each Other

December 24, 2018
Arabic
Native Arabic speakers will use an adaptation of Modern Standard Arabic which they refer to as 'white language' in order to be universally understood.

How To Learn Languages Like A Child (Yes It Is Possible)

October 27, 2018
Learning languages the way children do is something adults are capable of, despite what many believe. I'll explain and demonstrate how to do this.

How To Stop Anxiety When Speaking A Foreign Language

April 16, 2017
Here are some practical steps you can take to overcome nervousness when speaking a foreign language

30 French Phrases You Absolutely Need When Visiting France

October 05, 2015
French
Traveling to France? You should learn some French phrases. I’ve gathered up 30 of the most important French phrases for you to learn before visiting France.

Language Learning and Anti-Social Excuses: I'm an Introvert!

August 16, 2013
You will never, ever learn to speak a foreign language properly without being a sociable person. Period. Full stop. End of story.

19 Things You Shouldn't Do When Learning A Foreign Language

March 16, 2013
For today's post I've decided to share 19 'do not do's' which I believe are hugely important for all language learners.

Language Learning And Social Risk-Taking Part 2: Talk!

March 10, 2013
Today I’ve been reflecting on the one universal, non-negotiable exercise that you can’t skip if you hope to become a fluent speaker of a foreign language: talking.

Why Social Risk-Takers Are Better Language Learners

October 20, 2012
Fact: social risk-takers are better language learners. You’re never going to get anywhere if you let shyness, introversion or fear of what other people might think hold you back from giving it a try.

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