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Year in Review Posted by on Dec 20, 2021

Let’s celebrate how much you’ve progressed in 2021! When logging into your account you will be able to see just how far you’ve come towards your language goals this past year, including: ⌚ number of hours spent learning 🔢 number of words/phrases learned 📆 your longest learning streak Share your progress on Twitter with the…

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Faces of Language Reclamation Posted by on Oct 11, 2021

The world’s indigenous languages are under threat of disappearing, with one language dying every two weeks and many more at risk. One fifth of the world’s more than 7,000 languages will be dormant or dead by the end of the century, with more than 40% already considered endangered. Why is it so important to worry…

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Stop teaching vocab—let tech do it for you! Posted by on Jul 14, 2021

Every second counts in the language classroom. ⏳ Language teachers must juggle engaging and authentic classroom activities that promote speaking, writing, reading, listening, grammar, and beyond—all through a new cultural lens for students. 🤹‍♀️ Don’t waste another minute reading aloud endless lists of new vocabulary, asking your students to fill it in along the way…

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Pandemic Inspired Vocabulary Posted by on Mar 23, 2021

Pandemic Inspired Vocabulary I always tell people that language is “living” since it is constantly adapting and growing, and this year was a perfect example. We have seen our personal vocabulary grow to include words that were no doubt uncommon in our language arsenal before this: social distancing, personal protection equipment (PPE), quarantine, community spread…

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A “Crash-Connect Course” Experience Posted by on Feb 22, 2021

Hi there! Introductions first: my name is Bridgette Claery and I just joined Transparent Language full time as part of the Engagement team. As you can imagine, it is hard to engage folks on something you have not done yourself, so the first order of business was four weeks of intensive German tutoring with Christina…

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