The eagle has landed. Or, at least I have managed to get all the way from Odense, Denmark to Berlin, Germany. The time of the Polyglot Berlin Gathering is upon us and I am coming to you live from my hotel room at the venue. Nicely sized room with decent facilities not to mention a rooftop bar!Continue reading
Today is a very exciting episode of the Actual Fluency Podcast. If you have listened to the podcast or even read my blog before, you will have noticed that I recommend Memrise A LOT. To me it's just the perfect learning environment for foreign language vocabulary (and more!). Today I'm very fortunate to be joined by the Chief Operating Officer of Memrise himself, Ben Whately, in order to provide some greater insights into just how Memrise works, the science behind it and what the future holds for the development.Continue reading
Today's post won't be as lenghty as usual, because I am literally swamped with exam preparations. To add to this pressure I will also be going to the PolyGlotBerlin Gathering next week, where I'll be giving a talk – so the pressure is definitely on. This means that my Russian studies and by extension this blog will be running at slightly slower pace during the month or so. I will still strive to post at least one post a week and the weekly podcast, as I have done every week now so far.Continue reading
On today's show I'm joined by Olly Richards. Olly is a well known polyglot and blogger, that with his website “IWillTeachYouALanguage.com” offers incredible insight and inspiration for aspiring language learners. As a matter of fact he was part of the bloggers who inspired me to create Actual Fluency back in the end of last year.Continue reading
Pimsleur Review: I take a look at the highly acclaimed and popular language learning method, that involves a series of audio lessons. They offer a wide range of languages ranging from 30 to 90 lessons.