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 June, 2018:
Strategies & Tactics
Having a native speaker as your girl or boyfriend can be a great a motivator to learn a new language. Here are 7 tips for learning a language from your girlfriend or boyfriend.
Are you struggling to read in a foreign language? These three tips will help smooth the way.
Shannon Kennedy says that you should stop planning to learn a language and just do it!
Science says we’re getting dumber. Here’s how to keep your brain active and healthy. One of the ways is, you guessed it, learning another language.
And not only that, it also expands your mind. Here are 7 ways language learning gives you a global mindset.
And let’s top the case off with 7 surprising benefits of learning a second language.
Apps & Technology
As discussed in an earlier article on the blog, when it comes to using apps to learn a language you aren’t limited to specific language learning apps. Here’s how to learn a new language with the apps you use every day.
Got an Alexa? You’ve got a polyglot tutor that can teach you a language.
Normally, language learning apps focus on the more popular languages. But this app hopes to revitalize Indigenous languages.
People are increasingly getting hooked on Netflix. So why not use it to learn a new language? Here’s how.
Chinese is becoming a very popular language among language learners. And for good reasons. Here are 9 of them.
And if you’re already learning Chinese, check out these 866 digital textbooks for expanding your Chinese.
With more and more Germans learning English, you might have a hard time practicing your German with them! Here’s some help: How to learn German in Germany when everyone’s speaking English to you.
Going to France? Check out these 25 essential French phrases for travelers and tourists.
Or maybe you want to work in Japan? If so, know that language is the main barrier to foreigners wanting to work in Japan.
Youtube has an incredible amount of videos for language learners. For example, here are 5 YouTube channels that will help you learn English.
Children can be great teachers, and with language learning it’s no different. Here’s what Stephanie Schottel’s 5-year old daughter can teach us about irregular verbs.
Something different alright!? Elon Musk doesn’t think learning a foreign language is important? Here’s the sad reason why.
Music lessons… Kinds might find them boring. But did you know that it could significantly improve their language skills?
That’s it for last month’s language links
Best of the Language Learning Web will be back next month.