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...

improve your language skills by watching series

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...

Language learning habits

How to make your language learning habits stick

Have you heard the story of that woman in Lapland who learned a new language in just one week, without studying it? We haven’t, either. Because it never happened. Language learning isn’t as simple as becoming fluent in a week or two....

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Do you need a “good” memory to learn languages?

Many people think that if they’re not good at learning languages and haven’t succeeded after many years, it is because they don’t have a good memory to remember every word. But actually, I believe this has not so much to do with memory...

do not travel abroad to learn a language

VIDEO: Do I have to go abroad to learn a language well?

“The best way to learn languages is to go abroad to the country where the language is spoken and learn it there.” OR IS IT? Actually, this is a myth. Why is that? Because today, we have something people did not...

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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...

talking to yourself is a great way to improve your language skills

How to improve your language-learning skills using self-talk

There’s no denying that speaking is a really important part of language learning. No wonder it’s one of the top priorities of successful language learners. For some of us, though, it can be a big obstacle. It’s no secret that speaking a language...