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Reverse translation – A quick guide

Reverse translation is so adaptable. You can make it easy or hard, use magazines, books, blogs, articles, menus, the back of a cereal packet. Whatever you like! In the video below you’ll see that I use a book on Buddhism, but you can use anything. Like cycling? Use a cycling magazine? Into gadgets? Use a[…]

How to revitalize your language learning routine

Sometimes learning a language gets stale. You get bogged down with the same old routines. You feel like quitting, you aren’t getting anywhere, you’ve not learnt anything new, you can’t move up to intermediate level, your language partner frustrates you. You could take a break. I totally recommend it. Jeremy over at MotivateKorean has written[…]

6 phrases you need to know to make conversation English easier

Here are some helpful questions to ask your conversation partner when you don’t understand something. Use google translate to translate to your own language, but remember that google translate is not perfect. Start with: I don’t understand. and then ask one of these questions. Can you speak slowly please? What does that mean? Can you say that again please? or Can[…]

Top 5 websites to make online language learning immersive

Many of us don’t have the opportunity to immerse ourselves in our target language, but luckily for us the next best thing is the internet. We have access to a whole world of other language learners, online communities  and very clever programmers to help us in our mission. Here are my top 5 websites that, when used all[…]