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Barbara Mentor


Russian accent? That can be a piece of cake! Part 2: Check out our list of 8 Russian series

In Part 1 of our blog post series on mastering Russian pronunciation and acquiring a good accent, we covered a list of podcasts worth listening to, so that you won’t get lost in the sea of options.  Today, we’re going to have...

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Master Russian accent with our ultimate list of 10+1 podcasts

Russian is considered to be difficult to learn, especially for non-Slavic people or learners who are learning it as their first Slavic language. Most learners would agree that one of the challenges is definitely Russian pronunciation. Shifting word stress and...

I’ve learnt more German in 6 weeks than Spanish in 20 years!

Stacey Ludwig is an ESOL (English as a Second Language) teacher for adults, and she teaches online Spanish for middle school and high school in her county. She is from Louisiana but moved to Florida 5 years ago. Stacey has been learning Spanish...