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Don’t Let It Get Away: 6 Ways to Avoid Losing Your Foreign Language Abilities Posted by on Mar 24, 2014 in Archived Posts

We are all aware of the difficulties and challenges associated with language learning. The constant mental focus needed to learn a language can be taxing. Despite the array of techniques, methods, and tools at our disposal, the process still requires sustained effort over prolonged periods. Like any skill, a language must be practiced on a…

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The Language of Music: Using Music as a Learning Tool Posted by on Feb 26, 2014 in Archived Posts

“After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.” -Aldous Huxley You’ve tried every language-learning method out there: books, audiotapes, classes, immersion, computer software, but you’re still struggling. You’ve reached a point where learning a foreign language is no longer fun and you begin to lose hope that you’ll ever attain even…

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“Saperlipopette!” Improve Your Language Skills by Reading Comic Books Posted by on Jan 29, 2014 in Archived Posts

Now I know what a lot of you must be thinking: “Comic books? They’re for kids!” In the United States, comic books have had a long history of entertaining children and teenagers with stories of super-heroes fighting villains. The mass of major Hollywood movies based on comic books in the last decade is a testament…

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Immerse Yourself Without Traveling: Join a Cultural Organization in Your City Posted by on Dec 16, 2013 in Archived Posts

One of the problems with learning a language is that it is often a solitary endeavor. Unless you’re sitting in a classroom with other students or you move to a foreign country and immerse yourself in the language, you’re usually left to your own devices. And this is why it can take years before we…

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The “Money-Making” Benefits of Learning a Foreign Language Posted by on Oct 16, 2013 in Archived Posts

Have you ever considered using your foreign language abilities to supplement your income? Even if you don’t speak a language fluently, you can make money by providing language services to foreign clients. You may think you do not have what it takes to compete with native speakers but you’d be surprised at the different ways…

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