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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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Extreme Guerrilla Learning Update: French Anywhere

Extreme Guerrilla Learning Update: French Anywhere

Wiktor K. August 23, 2013 Comments Off

Just to bring you up to speed: I’m learning French in a hurry and for free. This is a more radical version of my guerrilla language learning challenge, where I’m learning three languages on

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5:2 your language learning: Intermittent Mothertongue Fasting

5:2 your language learning: Intermittent Mothertongue Fasting

Wiktor K. July 1, 2013 Comments Off

If you were looking for a connection between language learning and diets, this could be your lucky day. And if you weren’t – this article may just make you think about the benefits of

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Write Right – Language Learning and the Prolific Polyglots

Write Right – Language Learning and the Prolific Polyglots

Wiktor K. June 6, 2013 4

One of the nicest perks of my job is being able to listen to talks given by language learning experts, authors and enthusiasts. The inspiration is always there – and frequently turns into a

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Tonight Only: Ancient Language Learning Method Finally Revealed

Tonight Only: Ancient Language Learning Method Finally Revealed

Wiktor K. April 23, 2013 1

  You’ve been given fool-proof methods, total immersion package holidays, smartphone apps and programmed interval revisions. You’ve signed on crash courses and dragged your laptop through endless language-learning hangouts. Tonight I’m sharing a secret

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It’s All In Your Head: Brain and Foreign Languages

It’s All In Your Head: Brain and Foreign Languages

Wiktor K. March 11, 2013 1

If your brain is “the only weapon worth possessing,” then foreign languages are certainly the right kind of ammunition. Now – on Brain Awareness Week – let’s find out: how does learning a foreign

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