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Mimic Method Review: a game changer for pronunciation?

This review was updated August, 2020. The Mimic Method offers language courses which aim to help your pronunciation in one of the following nine languages: Spanish, French, German, Russian, Portuguese, English, Chinese, Italian and Japanese. When I first reviewed the Mimic Method in August, 2018, I went through the Elemental Sounds courses for each of …

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My Dominican Friend: How A New Perspective, Culture, and Language Have Changed Me

I sometimes wonder how my life, worldview, and Spanish level would be different if I had not been in my gym class, at 1:15, catching up to my friends on that fateful water break. What if my schedule was different, and had never known that a vibrant, almost underground Spanish community existed, right in the …

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How did a 4-year old girl learn 7 languages?

In this article, I’m going to interview Yulia, the mother of Bella, a 4-year old girl who speaks 7 languages. How many years did Bella speak? How old was Bella when she first spoke a foreign language? In your opinion, what prompted Bella to speak different languages ​​at such a young age? Bella began to …

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How The Rise Of Social Media Is A Boon For Language Learners

Many teachers feel that social media is a barrier to their students’ learning. However, the ease of use and accessibility mean that it’s actually an excellent tool for learning. It’s all down to just how you use it in your studies. Here’s how you can use social media to teach and learn another language. Everyone …

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What is the difference between the Romanian language in Moldova and Romania?

Romanians and Moldovans share a lot of customs and traditions. Many historical events have both united and separated Romania and Moldova. Both countries were founded by the Greco-Dacian people. The question in this article is: do Romanians and Moldovans speak the same language?   Until 2013, the official language of the Republic of Moldova was …

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How similar are Romanian and Spanish

How similar are Romanian and Spanish?

You may have noticed, especially if you are a student of either language, that there are many similarities between the Romanian and Spanish languages. But just how similar are they? Can a native Spanish speaker easily understand a native Romanian speaker or vice versa? In this article, we will cover both the similarities, differences and …

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English vs. German Similarities and Differences

How similar or different are English and German?

The relationship between English and German is an ancient one and both languages are closely related linguistic siblings. As a native English speaker who has learnt German, I am always surprised that other native speakers consider German ‘difficult’ to learn. While I found German relatively easy to learn in the beginning (due to the similarity …

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French Vs. Italian Similarities & Differences

How different or similar are French and Italian?

I have had the pleasure of studying at university in both France and Italy so can really appreciate both countries’ cultures and languages. I learnt French on my Erasmus exchange year and it was my first foreign language to learn. My next language after French was Italian as I had fallen in love with the …

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