Why is the Romanian slang unique

April 5, 2020 Ian 0

Romanian is a very strange language. Structurally, it is a Romance language, but the Slavic and Turkish influences are very strong. You can see the presence of Turkish influences through […]

Anki statistics explained

April 3, 2020 Ian 0

This seems to be a bit difficult to interpret, right? Let’s see what these charts mean. Anki is a free and open-source flashcard program that utilizes spaced repetition (an evidence-based […]

Are Romanian and Romani different?

April 2, 2020 Ian 0

In Romania there are several cultures, different customs and different languages. I find it very interesting to write something about them, and also to show you the particularities of the […]

Why is Japanese so popular?

March 30, 2020 Ian 0

r/German has 123k members, r/learn_arabic has only 25k. r/LearnJapanese has 230k. Why? We can certainly say that, in the last 2-3 years, the community of Japanese learners has become larger […]

Why do people learn Esperanto?

March 23, 2020 Ian 0

I will start this article by saying that I have not learned nor will I ever learn Esperanto. I learn languages not only for myself, but also for my career. […]

How I achieved B1 in Spanish in 6 months

March 20, 2020 Ian 1

Disclaimer: I am a native speaker of Romanian, which is a Romance language. Romanians can learn Italian or Spanish (or even Portuguese!) much easier than somebody who doesn’t speak Romance […]

Paul Pimsleur’s method explained

March 20, 2020 Ian 0

When I say “Pimsleur” you probably think of their original Spaced Repetition system, their 30-minute lessons and their prices that differ from the “second world” and developed countries. But not […]