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Unlikely Language Learners Ideal: The Taxi Driver

Unlikely Language Learners Ideal: The Taxi Driver

Wiktor K. February 7, 2014 0

I pass a London taxi drivers’ school every time I walk back from the office. It’s a stuff of legends (see below for concrete reasons), but until now, I had no idea how helpful

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Pleasure in Language Learning: Account for Your Kicks

Pleasure in Language Learning: Account for Your Kicks

Wiktor K. January 19, 2014 1

This is a rant for now, but I will probably expand this a lot in the future. It started with a quote I learned from one well-known coursebook author, and quickly grew into a

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Two kinds of free: the price(s) of free language learning

Two kinds of free: the price(s) of free language learning

Wiktor K. October 6, 2013 0

Free foreign language learning is either a worthy ideal or a cheap trick played on customers – depending on who you ask. But isn’t there another way of looking at language learners – and

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Makers are the new learners: language learning and the makers movement

Makers are the new learners: language learning and the makers movement

Wiktor K. May 11, 2013 0

  If your idea of learning a language involves staring at whiteboards and wading through grammar books, here’s a different approach. By focusing on doing things – rather than learning about and around them

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Research vs. response: 2 language learning modes & how to use them better

Research vs. response: 2 language learning modes & how to use them better

Wiktor K. April 13, 2013 0

Don’t let the title put you off. This post is actually about something that happens every day for every language learner. And getting some answers to the questions listed here will improve the way

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Language learning and online platforms: new options, new questions

Language learning and online platforms: new options, new questions

Wiktor K. January 18, 2013 0

(photo credit) Jesse757 via Compfight Three bits of news inspired this blog post. And if I’m lucky enough, once you’re done reading you’ll have a lot more than just three questions. Why is this

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