10 Sites to Find Study Abroad Language Experiences

Total immersion is one the fastest and most effective ways to learn a language. Being in the target language country, learning new language completely in context and only speaking the target language build skills fast. Most foreign language majors spend a period of time studying abroad. However, being able to pack up and live in… Read More 10 Sites to Find Study Abroad Language Experiences

7 Immersive Videos for Beginning Students of Spanish

¡Hola! Check out these 7 immersive videos for beginning students of Spanish (click the second link to see the video): Saludos Saludos ¿Cómo estás? ¿Cómo estás? ¿Cómo te llamas? ¿Cómo te llamas? ¿De dónde eres? ¿De dónde eres? el mundo hispanohablante el mundo hispanohablante ¿Qué hora es? ¿Qué hora es? ¿Qué tiempo hace? ¿Qué tiempo… Read More 7 Immersive Videos for Beginning Students of Spanish

How to Learn a Language Using Only Your Phone

  Anyone who loves languages knows (and loves) Duolingo and Google Translate. While they are both super useful and definitely popular (Duolingo has more than 100 million users alone), you’ll need further practice to bring your language skills to real fluency. Language labs are an essential component to building skills in any language. In the… Read More How to Learn a Language Using Only Your Phone

How to Use AP to Learn a Language over the Next Five Weeks

If you’re not familiar with AP (Advanced Placement), it is a program run by the College Board in the US. Essentially, what AP does is offer high school students the opportunity to take exams to test their knowledge on an equivalent college course. Depending on the college or university, a student can be awarded credits.… Read More How to Use AP to Learn a Language over the Next Five Weeks

Language Learning + Acquisition=The Perfect Marriage

Dr. Stephen Krashen is a great teacher and researcher of Second Language Acquisition. He explains the difference between learning languages versus language acquisition very well. When we learn a language, think about all of those rote things that you do. Flashcards and apps, exercises, going to a traditional language class, studying verbs, or going to… Read More Language Learning + Acquisition=The Perfect Marriage