If you never stop questioning yourself whether you can brag to all your friends about knowing the language X or not yet, you probably want to refer to CEFR language levels table. For this and many other reasons, CEFR is something that every language learner should be familiar with. In this post, I’m going to … Read more The Ultimate Guide to CEFR Language Levels: from A1 to C2
Reading in a foreign language is not that simple as it sounds. On initial stages, your target language literally stands between you and the book, making it hard, boring and incomrehensible. But there’s a way to make your reading task easier and actually more effective. That’s exactly what I’m going to share with you today: … Read more Reading in a Foreign Language: 3 Neuroscience Hacks to Better Learning
There’s a link between reading and language skills. And this link is so strong that many 20th century polyglots were able to learn a language by reading books, whether they had previous knowledge of their target language or started from the zero. The problem is that this technique, perfectly working for our kind a hundred … Read more 21 century: Is it still possible to learn a language by reading?
During the summer, I really wanted to work on my French so the idea to start a language challenge was with me for a long time. At the beginning of July, I finally launched my own little-weird-but-surprisingly-effective version of language experiment. It wasn’t about how much of the French I can learn in 50 days … Read more The French experiment: life-changing 50-days language challenge
Memrise has long been one of my favorite language learning apps. I began using it in 2016 and saw how it evolved from the “learn-everything-with-flash-cards” software to the best language learning app on Android. So in this Memrise review, after using the app for more than 2 years and learning 4 languages, I’ll be talking … Read more Your Language Learning Game with Memrise: Review 2018
Every single language learning forum screams about the importance of the passion for a language you learn. Among the common statements are: “you can’t learn a language you don’t like“, “you should never even try to learn a language you’re not passionate about“, “passion in language learning is everything“, “go with languages you love” and … Read more Following Your Passion For a Language Will Make You Waste Time