5 tricks for finally getting yourself to learn a foreign language

I say it time and time again, but it always bears repeating – nobody can make you learn a language. It is pointless to expect that your teacher will just pump your head with all that you need just because you...

VIDEO: How to get from B2 to C1 level?

If you have achieved the level in your foreign language where you are comfortable using it, you can communicate with people, listen to podcasts, read books without greater problems, that’s great! Congratulations because achieving this level is not very simple....

Clozemaster – A better vocabulary app than Duolingo?

Learning vocabulary through digital flashcards is a very popular method among autodidacts. We at Language Mentoring usually recommend the AnkiDroid app (or Brainscape for iOS users). Still our fans and students complain that they first have to create the flashcards themselves,...

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VIDEO: Can you learn a language in a language school?

When people want to learn a new language, they usually sign up for a language course. This is one of the obvious solutions that many of us think about. We find a language school or a teacher, and we sign up for regular classes....

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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...

Do you need talent to learn a language?

VIDEO: Do you need talent to learn a language?

Whenever I tell people that I speak 7 languages, they always say: ‘Ah, you’re so talented, you’re so lucky, I wish I had the talent that you have.’But the question is:  Is it really talent that helps people learn languages? Is talent important to...

How to improve your grammar

VIDEO: The easiest way to improve your grammar

If you don’t know how to improve your grammar and feel quite unsure about it, I have a tip for you: Go to the nearest book store and have a look at what is available out there. There are so many amazing books...

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My schedule is full. How should I find time for language learning?

Are you also one of those people who decided to improve their Spanish or learn French, but haven’t started yet? Good news: You can even start today. The not-so-good news: you’ll need to find some time for it. I can hear...

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Should I watch TV series with or without subtitles?

I guess it’s no surprise when we say that watching movies and TV series in a foreign language helps us improve in this language. After all, when you speak to people from countries in which dubbing is far less common than...

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Online conversation made quick and simple

When you learn a foreign language, sooner or later you’ll want to (or have to) speak it. We definitely recommend starting with speaking soon and regularly. Simply put, speaking requires practice. Don’t wait around for “later” and forget excuses such as...