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 November, 2018:
Strategies & Tactics
Starting to speak your new language can be a little daunting. Here’s how to do it.
Almost equally frightening to some, is to forget a language already learned. Check out these 9 tips on how to avoid just that.
Although it may slow you down, it’s possible to learn a language for free. Here’s how to learn a language on a shoestring.
Many language learners want to sound like a native. Benny Lewis offers some help.
If you live in a foreign country but still don’t speak the language, this post is for you: Take advantage of new surroundings: Learn to speak a new language while overseas.
It’s no surprise: Learning a second language can boost your brain.
If that’s not enough motivation, then check out these 7 tips from Luca Lampariello.
Polyglot Steve Kaufmann admits that he’s a lazy learner…and that’s fine.
Thinking of learning Vietnamese? Here are the best resources and 9 reasons to learn it, according to Lindsay (from Lindsay Does Languages).
If you’re having trouble reproducing the Spanish J sound, here’s something for you: How to master the Spanish J sound: A practical guide to sounding more authentic In Spanish.
Struggling with German? Why not use the help of German bands and learn German through music.
Here’s something superficial but fun: How to say hello in 15 languages.
You should have your children learn another language. Why? Children who reach linguistic goals more quickly have a higher IQ in middle age.
We end the Best of the Language Learning Web series with a cool story: The small island where 500 people speak nine different languages.
This is usually the place to say: “Best of the Language Learning Web will be back next month.”
But that would be a lie…
You see, after more than two years of creating these series, it’s time for new stuff…more of my own stuff. I have been busy writing new posts and they will be coming soon.
To thank you for reading Best of the Language Learning Web for all this time, and stay tuned.