Monthly Archives: July 2012

Language Learning Links (weekly)

10 cool things to do with Instagram | Macworld I wrote about Instagram before. Now, head over to Macworld for more ideas on how to use this app – several of these go really well with boosting your language learning. tags: bravelearning COURSE HERO INFOGRAPHIC: THE HOME ADVANTAGE | Course Hero Why is homeschooling so […]

Guerrilla Language Learning: A Very Brief Introduction

I meet a lot of language school owners and directors – and I’m constantly in touch with several language teachers. Recently, the recurring theme in our conversations is quite pessimistic. The way people say this always differs – but the thing they are trying to say is always the same: “People don’t have the money […]

The Linguistics of Melancholy – Memory, Language and Loss

As I’m writing this, I watch the sun rising over my city. I see the roofs change colour and I see thin mist rising over the bay. If I opened the window, I could smell the sea from here. I’m moving out in less than a week’s time. Which means that – despite my determination […]

16 Kinds Update: Changes, excitement, and what lies ahead

Dear Readers, I’ve been a very bad blogger recently. Of course, I have plenty of excuses. And the only reason I’m mentioning them is that they are relevant to what this blog has been about. This post is about the things that happened and about the future of – which is looking good so […]