Foreign Languages

The Best Gift Ideas for Those Learning a Language: Spanish, French, Chinese, and Anything Else

Making My Own Wish List Mose Hayward Obsessive Language Learner Got a special someone in your life who wants to take on a new language? Here’s a look at how to give the gift of learning a foreign language — what works best, what is the most fun, and what will be the most motivating

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What Scientists Know About Learning Languages that You Probably Don’t

Your Travel Guide Mose Hayward Language Nerd I’ve compiled dozens of strategies from scientific studies on language learning from multiple resources over the years, and I may as well make them public for you here, dear language voyagers. This includes hacks for learning more quickly and efficiently, as well as for retaining what you learn

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My “Fluent Forever” Results: Review and Key Takeaways for Language Learning

Your Guide Mose Hayward Language Learning Addict I’ve been constantly learning, teaching, and maintaining various languages over the last two decades and so was certainly aware of Gabriel Wyner’s Fluent Forever as a website, , and now, app. In fact, a few articles on his site had previously helped me in my adventures with French,

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How to Search Multiple Definitions and Translations in a Single Click — for Language Learning and Translating

Your Train Guide Mose Hayward Hexagonal Rail Nut One of the annoying, charming things about language is that definitions are squishy; there’s no one perfect definition. Each speaker of the language will have a slightly different idea of what “bread” tastes and looks like, for instance, or about whether a “soirée” is classier or tackier

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