Category Archives: resource

January 15

Duolingo

I have a bit of a love/hate relationship with Duolingo, but I’m happy to say I introduced both my parents to it over the xmas break and they seemed keen. They both have taken English classes for years, so they’re not total beginners, but I think it’ll ¬†help them. They take a class once a […]

November 21

How to find a great online teacher

I’ve mentioned a few times now that I study a lot with online teachers, or Skype teachers as I like to call them. For me personally this is by far the most effective way to study. Well, one on one in person may be the best way. With a good teacher the biggest advantage is […]

July 24

so how did I learn Spanish?

About 18 or so month ago I injured my shoulder quite badly and had a little too much time on my hands. I’ve always had an interest in Spanish and the culture and for whatever reason I always understood a fair bit even though I’ve never actually had a lesson in my life. So when […]

July 09

Review: HelloTalk app (iPhone)

One of the newest resources I’m using on my iPhone is an app called HelloTalk. It is basically a messenger where you can find people who want to practice languages. My latest project is Levantine Arabic dialect and the most important thing in any language learning is to actually use the language and try to […]