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You can’t learn a language “naturally” with software Posted by on Mar 4, 2013

learning languages online

If I want to learn a second language, can I turn to my computer? One would hope so, since I make such products for a living. And the answer is yes… but it’s a qualified yes. I can’t learn another language the way I learned my native language without moving to another country or investing…

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How to Achieve “The Click” Moment Posted by on Dec 1, 2008

Giving up on a new language is too easy. It’s because starting out is so difficult to do. Now matter how you approach the task, your mind and memory are often ill-prepared for the, well, foreign nature of the language you’re trying to understand. With so many scholars, Web sites, and books telling you how…

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