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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 0

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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Vocabla is a lean, mean, English vocab machine

Vocabla is a lean, mean, English vocab machine

Wiktor K. October 12, 2013 0

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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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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The Full Memrise Review: Web + App + Behind the Scenes

The Full Memrise Review: Web + App + Behind the Scenes

Wiktor K. May 26, 2013 3

Happy times for language hackers. Memrise has finally got the Android app out – and now is a good time to come back to this super-popular learning service. How does this help language learners?

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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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Two memory techniques for forgetful language learners

Two memory techniques for forgetful language learners

Wiktor K. February 8, 2013 0

“Tip of the tongue” must be the world’s most hated place. That feeling when you can almost remember the word in a foreign language – but it never comes to you until it’s too

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