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Guerrilla Language Learning Update: German Learning Habit Revived With 7 Apps

Guerrilla Language Learning Update: German Learning Habit Revived With 7 Apps

Wiktor K. June 6, 2014 1

For the past few days, I’ve been learning German again, and this time more new elements have fallen into place. This is just a quick re-cap of how I’m doing. Remember – my goal

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Vocabla is a lean, mean, English vocab machine

Vocabla is a lean, mean, English vocab machine

Wiktor K. October 12, 2013 Comments Off

The best thing a foreign language learner can hope for is a helpful system that helps her learn. And the worst thing for a future polyglot? Too many learning systems! Vocabla could have been

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Beyond the Hour: Time in Language Learning

Beyond the Hour: Time in Language Learning

Wiktor K. June 15, 2013 1

Six years of my teaching and training career were paid “by the hour.” The same thing applied to all the language courses I took: and hour cost this much, and I got that much

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Apps, Immersion, User Engagement – Back to Duolingo

Apps, Immersion, User Engagement – Back to Duolingo

Wiktor K. June 1, 2013 3

  If I had to find my internet sweet-spot – the language lover’s paradise, the virtual playground for foreign language study – I’d go for Duolingo. This week the Android-loving polyglots have even more

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If Music Be the Language Course, Play On: 4 Spotify Apps to Tune Up Your Language

If Music Be the Language Course, Play On: 4 Spotify Apps to Tune Up Your Language

Wiktor K. March 29, 2013 Comments Off

Spotify used to be something I scoffed at – a nice way to enjoy music every now and then, but little else. Recently, though, it got a lot more awesome, and several of its

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Old Tools, New Tricks: 4 Polyglot-friendly Features

Old Tools, New Tricks: 4 Polyglot-friendly Features

Wiktor K. March 23, 2013 Comments Off

You probably know and love the feeling of discovering something new and useful in your toolbox – or a new app for your favourite phone – or a secret button in your car (OK,

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