Tag Archives: Language learning

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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User Generated Online Pronunciation Guide

Forvo is an online user generated pronunciation guide for hundreds of languages. If you ever wondered how a word is pronounced all you have to do is search for the word in the language and there is a button that … Continue reading

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