Readlang And What Makes It The Best Language Learning Tool Ever

Readlang and its top three features for the best language learning experience

“Whenever I am asked how I was able to succeed in many languages in a relatively short period of time, I always make a bow in spirit to the source of all knowledge: books. My advice to learners can thus be expressed in one word: read!” This quote originates from one of the most famous … Read moreReadlang And What Makes It The Best Language Learning Tool Ever

How Tequila Helps You Speak Foreign Language Better

Alcohol makes you speak a foreign language better (if you stick to a jigger)

Speaking a foreign language is one of the most ego-threatening situations you can get into. All your self-confidence suddenly dissolves in the toxins produces by your struggling with conjugations brain, and there you are: feeling small, stupid and useless. And if you’ve ever found yourself in that situation, you probably know that about the escape … Read moreHow Tequila Helps You Speak Foreign Language Better

Foreign language effect: how thinking in L2 slowly turns you into s**t

Foreign language effect changes the way you make decisions

You are standing on a footbridge and enjoying the stunning view of a railroad running below. Suddenly, you notice a train sneaking towards – oh, Heavens – a peaceful group of absentminded retirees-hikers taking a promenade along the track. Another second, and they all will be killed – unless you do something. In despair, you … Read moreForeign language effect: how thinking in L2 slowly turns you into s**t

How to pass The DELF B2: 15 Key Dos and Don’ts

Photo by rawpixel on Unsplash. How to pass DELF B2

Taking a language proficiency test is like proposing a marriage: it shows that you’re serious about the relationship. I was as all hell serious about my relationship with French so the idea to pass the DELF B2 loomed on the horizon for quite a bit. I passed it on the first attempt which was quite … Read moreHow to pass The DELF B2: 15 Key Dos and Don’ts

Incidental Learning: How to learn vocabulary automatically

Incidental learning is something you do everyday. Learn how to use it for vocabulary learning. Photo by Jelleke Vanooteghem

Imagine that you’re reading a novel – in French – say, Citadelle by A. de Saint-Excupéry. As time passes, you slowly crawl your way through a forest of unfamiliar French words, conjugations, and expressions. You can say that you’ve read more of your French-English dictionary than of the novel, but I bet that was Exupéry’s … Read moreIncidental Learning: How to learn vocabulary automatically