Let’s face it:
The Internet is big, very big…
A lot of good stuff on language learning is published every month… But—naturally—so is a lot of junk.
If you want to stay informed on the latest and best about language learning, you have two options at your disposal:
You can do it yourself…
And spend hours—with a crooked back—looking for gold in the sewer waste.
Or, you can let me do the dirty job for you.
Best of the Language Learning Web is my attempt to do just that.
The goal here, is to have last month’s best language learning links all in one place.
Take a look at my selection from August, 2018:
Strategies & Tactics
It can be tough to develop your listening skills in a foreign language, but here are some excellent tips on how to do just that.
Keeping track of your progress in language learning is a great way to keep yourself on…track. This post shows you how to do it.
Here’s a good tip: Forget maintaining multiple languages, maintain multiple cultural identities instead.
Roleplaying is an underestimated language learning strategy. Here are 3 essential role plays for language learners.
Many people learn languages for travel purposes. If that’s you check out this post: How to learn a new language before your next trip.
Language learning can be an isolated experience, so why not find some friends to learn a language with you?
Stuck in a language learning rut? Here’s how to get out of it.
Did you know that learning a foreign language helps kids think and make money?
Apps & Technology
You’ve probably come across one or more of those brain exercise apps. But do they actually help or hinder cognitive development.
The folks at Learn Out Live try to answer the question: How easy is the German language to learn?
And Olly Richards likes answering questions as well: How long does it take to learn Japanese?
Well well, what do you know. Recent research suggests people are more honest when using a foreign tongue.
Here’s another surprise: Babies learn most of their vocabulary from their fathers, according to new research.
Need a language breakthrough? Discover the power of language retreats.
We end this installment with a mystery… The mystery of people who speak dozens of languages.
That’s it for last month’s language links
Best of the Language Learning Web will be back next month.