The most epic multilingual road trip ever attempted is the tagline behind the new project from the Memrise team. Their aim is to drive a London-style double-decker bus through Europe and record the world’s first video dictionary for a variety of languages. Right now they need our help to finance the project.
Read more in this post on how you can get involved in this crazy multilingual road trip. Continue reading
In this post I’d like to share a few tips and tricks for the upcoming polyglot gathering. Some of the tips will apply to any gathering or conference in the world, but I’ll also have some specific tips and tricks for the Polyglot Gathering in Berlin – which is coming very soon.
I’ve been meaning to write my thoughts about language exchanges for a while as it is a concept which has really grown in popularity.
All around me people seem to be talking about language exchange, whether its in the form of Whatsapp, Skype, Hellotalk, or any other app or software designed for it. In other words, language exchanges seem to be all the rage at the moment. Continue reading
Ah, January. The month of reform and life changes. I’m a fan of January, because it’s the first month of the year. This is the month where you have the chance to set yourself up for massive success in the year to come. It doesn’t matter if your goal is to learn a brand new language, lose 20 pounds or run that marathon – without success in January, we won’t make our goals. It’s so important to get started right, no matter what field you are in. Continue reading
There are few people out there today, who don’t see the value of spaced repetition for learning vocabulary in languages. In fact, it can actually be used to learn anything. However, lately I’ve discovered a few traps with spaced repetition that I thought would be of use to other language learners.