Michel Thomas’s method explained

April 16, 2020 Ian 0

After completing Michel Thomas’ Foundation, Builder, Advanced and Vocabulary courses for Spanish, I think I can explain what the “secret” of this method is. In the last 2 decades, a […]

My opinion about Assimil

April 15, 2020 Ian 0

My experience with Assimil: I went through a quarter of Assimil Perfectionnement Allemand, all 109 lessons from Assimil Spanish with Ease and half from Assimil Hebrew. I have seen many […]

How I got from B1 to B2+ in German

April 14, 2020 Ian 4

I have been speaking German since I was four, largely because my parents put a great emphasis on learning this foreign language. But due to the incompetence of the school […]

My opinion about Glossika

April 6, 2020 Ian 2

Most language learners probably haven’t heard of Glossika. Indeed, this product does not enjoy too much popularity, perhaps because of the relatively high price (30$ per month or 298$ per […]

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?

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 […]