Monthly Archives: October 2012

Privileged? Language learning could be different

Photo Credit: Vinoth Chandar via Compfight There is no easy way to write this post without sounding pompous. Let me start with a story. Hi – thanks for reading this. All three of my eBooks will now cost you less than a fiver, and come with a 45-day guarantee. Get the bundle here.

Context, correction and custard tarts: What you can’t do with mobile learning

It started with a picture of a cake, and ended with reflections on mobile learning. Read on to find how I got here. Hi – thanks for reading this. All three of my eBooks will now cost you less than a fiver, and come with a 45-day guarantee. Get the bundle here.

What’s your mobile language learning strategy?

What an exciting weekend this was: 3 days full of language-related awesomeness at The Language Show! The inspiration will trickle down in links, blog posts and possibly much more – but today, here’s a post that sums up what I’ve seen, heard and thought of during the show. It’s big, it’s mobile – and it’s […]

Rethink your language learning with two simple questions

This post is inspired by Adrian Underhill and his talk from last week’s OXDOSA conference. If you want to get to the source, visit one of Adrian’s blogs here. Hi – thanks for reading this. All three of my eBooks will now cost you less than a fiver, and come with a 45-day guarantee. Get […]

Language Learning Links (weekly)

Eight Ways to Use Video With English Language Learners | Edutopia Substitute “English” with your chosen language – and hey presto, video lessons that work! tags: bravelearning » How to Learn A Language in 90 Days :zenhabits Caution: NOT everything in this post is sound advice. Most stuff, however, is gold – and plenty for […]

Fake It Just To Make It: 4 Ways to Pretend to Speak Any Language

Okay, this post will not teach you how to fake any foreign language. But by posing the challenge itself – by asking “what would it take to pretend you can speak a foreign tongue?” – you can learn a lot about how languages are used, interpreted and learned. So let’s get to it – here […]