Yearlyglot Blog (Page: 2)
Esperanto Doesn't Have A Culture (Don't Say It Does)
Unlike typical colocated communities, Esperantists are dispersed, so there isn't enough interaction or shared experience among speakers to create culture.
The Four Seasons Of Language Learning
Over the last few years as I've made my yearly language missions, I've noticed that I tend to break up my year into four seasons of langauge learning.
Why I Don’t Use Flashcards (And You Shouldn’t Either)
In spite of the fact that SRS is the hottest thing in language learning right now, I'm going tell everyone to stop using it.
4 Reasons You're Still Not Fluent In A Foreign Language
I'm going to talk about things you need to stop doing in order to achieve fluency in another language.
Kiwi Slang: How People In New Zealand Actually Talk
Today I’m going to educate you on kiwi slang. Maybe you’re coming to New Zealand for a trip and want to understand how kiwis speak - well, here is a guide.
Beginner’s Guide To Russian Interjections
Every language uses interjections. And it should come as no surprise that a rich language like Russian is rich with fun interjections.
There's No Babbel Thai (Yet)... Here Are Better Options
Unfortunately, Babbel Thai is not yet available to those of us trying to learn to speak Thai. Fortunately, there are some fantastic alternatives for courses and apps which I'll share in just a moment.
There's No Babbel Arabic (Yet) But Try These Courses Instead
Unfortunately, Babbel Arabic is not yet available to those of us trying to learn to speak Arabic. Fortunately, there are some fantastic alternatives for courses and apps which I'll share in just a moment.