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4 Ads for Your 4th

Here are 4 new advertisements in honor of the 4th of July. The first one actually commemorates the 4th. The others actually don’t. But it’s not July 1, so I needed 4 of them. 226 more words

Films And Videos

Relearning Russian

In grad school I aced almost every grammar-heavy Russian text, as I had before with Chinese, French, Spanish and Latin. I think I ended the first quarter with around a 97% average (thus disproving the motto: … 554 more words

Living Abroad

How to not learn a language | Day 25

I’ve noticed lately that if someone is under the impression that my French isn’t great they will pretty much ignore me or treat me like I have the comprehension level of a toddler. 332 more words


Learning Korean through film &TV

There are so many aspects to learning a language: reading comprehension, writing, speaking and pronunciation, listening comprehension, etc… And while you can learn a great deal of grammar and vocabulary as well as pronunciation guides from a textbook or website, there’s still the issue of actually listening to the language spoken by native speakers. 218 more words


The Crystal Ball of Hindsight

I firmly believe that hindsight is the most powerful teaching tool that we have. Paths and possibilities that are hard to see now become so obvious when they move to the unchangeable safety of the past. 523 more words

Language Learning