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Learning a Language: Learn Vocabulary Faster with 6 Fun Games

We published an article on how to learn vocabulary around a month ago, but I wanted to explore the topic even further and give you some more motivation and ideas on how to learn vocabulary. There are many techniques you can use to learn vocabulary through reading, listening, moving around...

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700 Reasons to Learn a Language: Do Businesses Need Languages?

Today, I would like to share with you some reasons businesses should consider investing in language learning education. I wouldn’t narrow it to those businesses who export or trade internationally; moreover, the below examples are mainly related to the international and tourist fields. It’s obvious that languages play an important...

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Learning a Language: Learn Spanish with BLS online & FREE!

We would like to introduce a new series of blog posts/videos where we teach you some useful phrases in different languages. Sounds amazing? Let’s start with Spanish!   Are you planning your summer holiday in Spain? Do you travel frequently to Madrid? Do you dream of exploring South America? If...

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Learning a Language: As easy as ABC? How to learn a new alphabet or writing system

When you learn a new language, you may have to learn to use a new alphabet or writing system too.  An alphabet is a set of letters that is used to write a language.  The letters represent sounds in the spoken language.  Other types of writing systems, that do not...

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Learning a Language: Learning Vocabulary with Word Association Techniques

There are several techniques that can help you learn and remember vocabulary in the language you are learning.  In this post, we will explore techniques that help you remember what a word means by associating it with an image in your mind.  Association links new information with old information stored...

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Interview with Babel Babies

1. What is Babel Babies, who created it and where are you based? Babel Babies provides multilingual, multisensory music sessions suitable from birth. We explore songs and stories from around the world with our multilingual mascot, Croc Monsieur. We believe it is never too early or too late for parents...

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Learning a Language: Are Group Lessons Really for Me?

When we decide we want to learn a new language, we want to find a suitable tutor or a course to guide us through our new learning journey. When is it right to have group lessons? Let me share with you some ideas. FIRST STEP Let’s learn a new language...

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Learning a Language: Is Individual Tuition Really for Me?

When we decide we want to learn a new language, we want to find a suitable tutor or a course to guide us through our journey of learning a foreign language. When is it right to have individual lessons? Let me share with you some ideas: LANGUAGE SPECIFICATION You might...

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Language Learning Tips: How to Use Your Language Skills Daily

What happens to a skill that you don’t use in a while?  You will be familiar with the phrases, “I’m out of practice” or “I’m a bit rusty…”.  It is a well-known fact that if you don’t keep up a skill you can forget it or it won’t come as...

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On Languages: Dutch

The Dutch language is a West-Germanic language (others in this family include English, Frisian, German and Luxembourgish) and its use goes back to the fifth century. Modern Dutch (Nederlands) is spoken by about 23 million people as a first language in the European Union —including most of the Netherlands and...

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