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Mayan Languages: How I Learned to Speak Tz’utujil in Guatemala

Have you ever wondered what ancient Mayan languages sound like? I did. My curiosity, in fact, led me to the indigenous town of San Juan La Laguna in Sololá, Guatemala where I volunteered my time at a health clinic and studied the language...Show More Summary

10 Ways Language Learners Mess Up on Skype

Skype language exchanges are easy, affordable and incredibly effective. What’s more, you can do a language exchange without ever leaving your hometown, or even your house. So no more excuses about how travel is too expensive, keeping you from practising your language with native speakers. Here’s how a language exchange works. Show More Summary

How to Say “My Love” in French (Plus 28 More Romantic French Words and Phrases)

Is Paris a romantic city? Is French a romantic language? If you had asked me a few years ago, I would’ve answered “Nope!” But that was then. Things have changed quite a bit for me since my first experience living in the City of Light, trying to learn la belle langue. Show More Summary

How to Learn Italian: 5 Top Tips for Italian Learners (Plus 5 Great Reasons to Learn Italian)

You want to know how to learn Italian? Good job! Italy is a wonderful country. The food, the architecture, the culture, the history, the romance. It’s one of my favourite places in the world. When you can parlare italiano, Italy opens...Show More Summary

Your First Month Learning French: A Step-by-Step Guide

So you want to learn how to speak French? Très bien ! French is one of the most widely spoken languages in the world, being official in 29 countries. These include Canada and Haiti in North America, French Guiana in South America, more...Show More Summary

Portuguese in 3 Months Mission: 1 Month Update

This an update to Holly’s Portuguese in 3 Months mission. How did I get on after one month of learning to speak Portuguese? If you read my previous mission updates, you’ll remember that my mission is to reach a B1 level in Portuguese in three months. Show More Summary

No More Excuses! How to Stop Whining and Start Learning a Language

What holds you back from speaking another language? Perhaps you tell yourself: I’m not good at language learning. I flunked languages in school. This language was okay when I started, but now it’s too difficult. I don’t have enough money...Show More Summary

How to Improve Your Basic Writing Skills: Hacks for Language Learners

Basic writing skills matter - there’s no denying that. However, there’s a good reason writing skills aren’t central to the Speak From Day One method for language learning: Languages are made to be spoken. Real conversations with real people is what it’s all about. Show More Summary

Learn French in 3 Months: A Step-by-Step Guide

So you want to learn how to speak French? Très bien ! French is one of the most widely spoken languages in the world, being official in 29 countries. These include Canada and Haiti in North America, French Guiana in South America, more...Show More Summary

The Best Way to Learn a Language: What the Science Says

“What’s the best way to learn a language?” “What’s the quickest way to learn new words?” “How can I sound like a native speaker?” “Do I really have to study grammar?” Language hackers ask themselves these kinds of questions all the time. We...Show More Summary

How Adults Learn: 6 Important Things to Know

“I’ll never learn to run with the stamina of Paula Radcliffe, so why bother training for a marathon?” “I’ll never win a Nobel Prize in maths, so what’s the point of studying it at all?” “I’ll never play cello like Yo-Yo Mah, so I shouldn’t...Show More Summary

The Catalan Language: How to Learn Catalan Quickly

The Catalan language may have a small global footprint with approximately 10 million speakers. But when you learn this language, a whole new world opens up to you. First, you’ll be introduced to some beautiful places. The majority of...Show More Summary

Language Immersion: How to Create an Immersion Environment on Your Phone

Immersion is the best way to learn a language - and there’s no need to move overseas to do this. Moving to another country is only one approach to creating an environment where the target language is a part of your everyday life. Even...Show More Summary

Portuguese in 3 Months Mission: Day 0 Video

This an update to Holly’s Portuguese in 3 Months mission. In my last article, I introduced my three-month Portuguese mission. In this article, I’ll share the “Day Zero” video I made to kick off this project, as well as the first fewShow More Summary

How Do Spies Hide Their Accent?

Want to know how to improve your accent in a new language? In 2010, eleven people blew the minds of their friends and neighbours. Their arrests by the United States government revealed that they weren’t simply “normal” Americans, living...Show More Summary

New Mission: Introducing Holly’s Portuguese in 3 Months Mission

Fluent in 3 Months team member Holly is taking on the challenge of learning Portuguese in 3 months. This is the first update in her Portuguese mission. How does she feel about taking on this challenge? Will she make it? Here's Holly: I’m a language enthusiast. Show More Summary

Why Learn German? 10 Good Reasons to Learn German

Have you ever wondered “should I learn German?” or “why learn German?” There are plenty of good reasons to learn how to speak German. Deutsch was the fourth language I learned to speak fluently. I got to spend three months living in Berlin, Europe’s capital of cool. Show More Summary

The Coolest Jobs! Get Paid to Learn a Language

What if you could get paid to learn a language? I’ve spent most of my adult life doing this. I’ve gotten jobs overseas and then learned the local language on the job. While I don’t think it’s necessary to live in a foreign country to learn a language, I will admit that I see the appeal. Show More Summary

Spanish for Kids: Where to Start and Online Resources

So you want to help your kids (or maybe someone else’s) learn Spanish? Good choice! Spanish has a special place in my heart. It’s the first foreign language that I ever learned fluently, and the language that started me down the road to being “the Irish polyglot”. I’m not alone. Show More Summary

What is the Easiest Language to Learn?

“What is the easiest language to learn?” I’m asked this question a lot, especially by people just starting out as language learners. It’s one of the most popular questions for beginners to ask. So, what’s the answer? In a moment, I’ll...Show More Summary

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