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“Conquering Babel” gets a new look!

March 15, 2013


The eBook “Conquering Babel” has a new cover – and to celebrate, the Kindle version will be free on Amazon from Friday 15th to Monday 18th March 2013. Enjoy! Advertisements

Motivation: the single most important factor for effective learning?

October 12, 2011


The more scientifically minded of you may be interested to read this article. Not being particularly of that bent myself, I can still recognise an incontrovertible graph when I see one, and would have to agree – not just because the science says so, but because my gut confirms it – that motivation may be the single […]

Hindrances to language learning: time

September 28, 2011


I’d love to, I really would, but I just don’t have time.  How often do you catch yourself saying that? Now, obviously I don’t know you, and I’m not going to assume that, like me, you have virtually no family obligations and a job that allows down time during the day. I’m not going to […]