There are some people who get excited by the mere prospect of learning a new language, and it’s a well-known fact that being passionate about a language is key to helping you achieve fluency. However, sometimes you’re required to learn a new language for a job, or a big move, or a number of other(…)
Learning a new language is no easy feat — it takes a lot of memorization, critical thinking, and good old-fashioned hard work. At first, learning Italian, with its numerous conjugations and complicated tense structure, might seem like a daunting task, but with a little determination and a good Italian language teacher, achieving fluency in Italian(…)
Four cases, six verb tenses, three genders, four plural endings, and two ways of saying “you” — it’s no wonder that learners make a lot of mistakes when speaking German. And while making mistakes is an evitable part of learning any language, knowing the most common ones can help you fix them before they become(…)
According to CEO David Bailey of Spotnight, learning a language in just 17 days is a highly attainable goal–one that he claims to have reached. But others maintain that it might not be as easy as he suggests.
If there existed a pill that could make you fluent in any spoken language, many would take it, as Reddit found out! But is there really an easy way to learn a language?
Although many language lovers might recognize Rosetta Stone by name, its controversial emphasis on software gimmicks over person-to-person instruction continues to inspire debate in the realm of education.
Why is it so important to engage in one-to-one conversation when learning a new language?
Google predicts that, in 100 years time, almost half of the world’s languages will have died.
Psychologists at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Memphis released a study published in an issue of PLoS ONE, which focuses on linguistic evolution and why language structures differ throughout the world. The Relationship Between Social and Linguistic Structures The study suggests that human languages actually adapt to their environments, much like a(…)