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LingQ – Un avis sur un outil pour lire en langues étrangères

LingQ : Mon outil préféré de lecture pour l’apprentissage des langues en ligne Lisez cet article en anglais Depuis que j’ai découvert LingQ, leur méthode a été parmi mes outils préférés pour étudier les langues étrangères. Je suis convaincu de l’importance de la méthode réceptive dans tous les niveaux d’apprentissage des langues. Vous devez lire et…… Continue reading LingQ – Un avis sur un outil pour lire en langues étrangères

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LingQ – Review of a tool for reading in foreign languages

LingQ: My favorite reading tool for language learning Read this article in French Since I originally discovered LingQ several years ago, It has been one of my primary tools when studying foreign languages. I’m a firm believer in the importance of a heavy focus on input in all stages of language learning. You should read…… Continue reading LingQ – Review of a tool for reading in foreign languages

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5 Danish mini stories with audio

Easy stories in simple Danish for beginners A few days ago, I posted my Danish translation and audio recordings of “Who is She”, which is a simple story written for students of various languages. The stories you’ll find below, however are shorter and all follow a similar pattern: A very short story is told about…… Continue reading 5 Danish mini stories with audio

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How I practice languages while helping refugees

In this article, I’d like to share my experience with meeting refugees and exchanging languages. As a result of my passion for foreign languages, I have a limited command of some of the tongues represented by my country’s new citizens, and this has provided me with the opportunity to practice these languages with native speakers.…… Continue reading How I practice languages while helping refugees

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Review of “How to learn any language” by Barry Farber

The last week or two, I’ve spent my morning bus rides on reading “How to learn any language” by Barry Farber, a book, originally published in 1991 which has become quite a classic recommended to people wanting to take up a new language. Why Barry Farber learns languages Farber dedicates the first part of the…… Continue reading Review of “How to learn any language” by Barry Farber

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Book review of “Polyglot: How I learn languages” by Kató Lomb

I’ve spent the last couple of weeks reading this book while riding the bus, and I’d like to share my opinion of it with you. The book was originally written in 1970, by the Hungarian polyglot Kató Lomb, but the author has edited it several times up until 1995, making it more up to date…… Continue reading Book review of “Polyglot: How I learn languages” by Kató Lomb

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Attack from multiple fronts to learn languages

One of the biggest mistakes that I’ve made in studying languages, is to focus too much on just one study method. It’s tempting to put all your efforts into one activity, especially when your “new approach” seems to be working! So why then, does it seem to be working well in the beginning, and not…… Continue reading Attack from multiple fronts to learn languages