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This week in language learning, 5th to 12th Jan 2017

January 12, 2017


Happy New Year, language learners! I’m introducing a new feature, where I round up news and views about language learning from around the world. From Lifehacker: Rosetta Stone or Duolingo? This language learning showdown is truly a battle of two generations and two ideals. In one corner we have a company that has been around […]

Language Learning and Me: Dutch

February 21, 2012


Tiffany’s blog The Migrating Yankee is a great resource for expats. I asked her about her experience of learning Dutch. She has some good pointers about finding native speakers to speak to, and about the benefits of intensive language courses. Why Dutch? My husband is Dutch and we’ll be raising our daughter bilingually with English […]

Language Learning and Me: Danish

February 3, 2012


Fiona’s husband is from Denmark. They met in Brussels nearly four years ago, and she started taking Danish classes three days before they got married. She has some great advice about learning the language, and languages in general. Worth a read! 1. But your husband speaks near-perfect English and you don’t live in Denmark, so […]