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I have done enough traveling to know that one of the biggest barriers to really being able to experience a culture is the language barrier. I have tried so hard to get information through to people only to fall short. I have managed to rise above some of these with the use of gestures and

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Symbols, A Universal Language – Book Review


We are all familiar with symbols for all sorts of things from warning labels to hashtags to @ signs to road signs to religous symbols and political symbols that dominate our lives. But do you know what these symbols mean? As an amateur linguist I am lways looking for ways that we communicate. I’m talking

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Language Myths – Book Review


I think that one of the most important parts of travel and probably one of the biggest differences between a tourist and a traveler is speaking the local language. You won’t always be in a country where they speak a foreign language but for us native English speakers it can be a little too easy

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Boost Natural Language Immersion with Spotify


One of the ways that we love to relate to each other all around the world is through some good old fashioned MUSIC! Every culture loves to dance, sing and rock out in some of the most interesting and amazing ways around the world. We have different styles of music from country to country, generation

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Learn Passive Language Skills With Google Immersion


One of the biggest obstacles that I have come across when studying new languages is that I don’t always have the time to devote to my studies (I don’t MAKE the time) so I will go through yet another day of not learning anything new. Well, now with a new chrome plugin, Google Immersion, I

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DuoLingo vs. College


I want to take a moment to discuss some of the infant stages of learning a 2nd language. I am a huge fan of all sorts of learning methods for building vocab and grammar but I am really passionate about teaching/learning that can be done with the use of a computer. Specifically a mobile device

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FREE Language Learning with Duolingo


Lots of people want to learn a second language but there are so many barriers that get in their way. Now, with Duolingo, you can learn another language in your own time without the need for a teacher or a fixed learning schedule. I’m going to take a few minutes to talk about an amazing

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