Tag Archives: Language learning

Grimm German Grammar

From the University of Texas, Grimm Grammar uses classic Grimm Fairy Tales updated for the 21st century.  From the about page of the site: The primary audience for Grimm Grammar is the beginning language learner.  Each part of speech – … Continue reading

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Speaking out loud improves memory

Perhaps this comes a bit too late for finals but Psychology today reports on a study finding that words spoken aloud are easier to remember than those spoken silently.  This confirms what many language learners have known for a long … Continue reading

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Free Language Lessons on Internet Polyglot Website

Internet Ployglot is a website that offers free language lessons in a variety of languages. Some of the languages that are offered are Arabic, Thai, and Hebrew, along with popular languages like German, Spanish, and French. You can create an … Continue reading

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Using Google Wave to Teach a Foreign Language Class

I recently came across a blog post on the TeachPaperless blog titled "More on Using Google Wave in the Foreign Language Classroom". The instructor uses Google Wave for student group work. The instructor gives them a passage and the groups … Continue reading

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Persian Online: Grammar and Resources

Persian Online is an University of Texas site that provides free resources for anybody teaching or learning Persian. The resources include quizzes, culture and video, vocab lists, proverbs, and more. If you would like to explore this site and resources, … Continue reading

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