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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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Algerian Arabic dialogues from 1847 part 2

More phrases in 1847’s Algerian Derdja Here are some more handy phrases from the phrasebook I found on Google books. For an introduction and and overview of the different parts, go to part one: Algerian Arabic dialogues Second dialogue Consent, refusal, giving thanks and excusing oneself I agree رضيت Rdhit I-have-consented Of course, with all…… Continue reading Algerian Arabic dialogues from 1847 part 2

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Algerian Arabic dialogues from 1847 part 1

Language samples of the Derdja spoken in 1847’s Constantine I’ve been on the lookout for useful material that I can use to learn the Algerian dialect of Arabic for a long time. Good sources are hard to come by, but recently I found an old book online called Guide de la conversation française-arabe written by…… Continue reading Algerian Arabic dialogues from 1847 part 1

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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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“Hvem er hun” A Danish dialogue with audio and translation

Danish parallel sentence texts with audio are hard to come by Since I’ve been learning languages, I’ve been on the lookout for good learning materials online. I always look for parallel texts in a language I understand next to my target language as well as corresponding audio recordings. These kind of texts are extremely useful,…… Continue reading “Hvem er hun” A Danish dialogue with audio and translation

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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