This week in language learning, 12th-19th Jan 2017

Posted on 19/01/2017


Language learning wisdom and stories from the founder of “How to Get Fluent”, Gareth Popkins, on this week’s Actual Fluency podcast.

Babies remember their birth language even if they never speak it.

English lecteur/lectrice posts are available in France for the 2017-2018 academic year. No better way to learn French than by living there!

Ten Amazing Reasons why you should Learn a Foreign Language.

Read about the legacy of JRR Tolkien’s fantasy languages.

A new study suggests that language barriers still burden science.

On keeping alive an extinct language: the Finno-Ungric Tongue of Latvia’s Remote Fishing Villages

— for more hints and tips on language learning, buy Conquering Babel: A Practical Guide to Learning a Language here in the US and here in the UK.

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