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Language learners: it’s 2015. Do you know where your humans are?

Language learners: it’s 2015. Do you know where your humans are?

Wiktor K. March 28, 2015 Comments Off

I’m going to IATEFL again this year. Last time was fun (well, depending on who you ask) and certainly gave lots of people lots of ranting material. But you don’t need conferences to see

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24 Unusual Ways To Learn a Language Every Hour

24 Unusual Ways To Learn a Language Every Hour

Wiktor K. October 21, 2014 Comments Off

You can learn a new language anywhere, anytime. This is a gift that few people in previous generations ever had. What will you do with this new polyglot possibilities? How can you get started?

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More language for your click: 3 simple ways to make Freerice teach you more

More language for your click: 3 simple ways to make Freerice teach you more

Wiktor K. June 28, 2014 Comments Off

From the word go, I was charmed by the idea behind Freerice – get a question right, click through to the next one, help fight world hunger. This worked for my English students, worked

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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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How To Learn a Language From a Hole In the Wall

How To Learn a Language From a Hole In the Wall

Wiktor K. April 25, 2014 Comments Off

Okay, let’s start again. One professor with a TED Prize wish tells a hall full of English teachers that sometimes kids learn best with no teachers around. Teachers react differently. Teachers have discussions. Teachers

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How Sugata Mitra Annoyed English Teachers (& why I care)

Wiktor K. April 5, 2014 13

What is the role of good teaching? Why does learning sometimes happen on its own? Is there something children cannot learn independently? These were some questions brought about by Saturday’s morning plenary talk at

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