Monthly Archives: April 2012

Language Learning Links (weekly)

Can an Algorithm Write a Better News Story Than a Human Reporter? | Gadget Lab | Wired.com There was once a sci-fi story about a typewriter that was able to finish news stories by itself. Well, it may not be sci-fi any more. tags: bravelearning 3 Things a CEO Learned: a Yoga Manifesto | PickTheBrain […]

The Right to Care Less: Language Listening for Beginners

I spent this week on an EU Study Visit – we were discussing implementing ICT in language learning. The topic and the discussions were so great that I’ll probably have enough to write about for months to come – but today’s inspiration comes from another source, although it’s also connected to the visit. I’ll start […]

Language Learning Links (weekly)

The Guide to Teaching in China -RAY English | Find your English teaching job in China Go to China. Teach your language. Learn Chinese. If this sounds like a deal for you, you’ll be needing this free PDF guide. tags: bravelearning I Learned to Speak Four Languages in a Few Years: Here’s How Now that’s […]

A Billion Dollar Idea: Instagram and Language Learning

A huge sum of money makes you think. And when someone pays lots of money for something you considered useless, it makes you think even harder. So when I found out how much Facebook was ready to pay to acquire Instagram, I knew it was time for some serious thinking. You are here to read […]

Language Learning Links (weekly)

Photo Credit: Jim Nix via Compfight Bilingual education: Storytime for Essex children comes in English and Spanish – Baltimore Sun             This is a fantastic idea. Here’s why we need libraries!              tags: bravelearning ‘Game of Thrones’ linguist: How to create a language from scratch […]

Duolingo – the Future of Language Learning?

It is very rare for me to find a gadget, machine or solution that I would completely fall in  love with (my espresso machine was, I think, a memorable exception to the rule). You are here to read and learn. I’m here to write! My three e-books are available for you to download. I update […]