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RussianPod101 Review

RussianPod101 Review

This RussianPod101 Review is up-to-date as of October 21st, 2021. Russian belongs to the Slavic language family and is the most widely spoken language of Europe. It is the official language of Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan and is also widely spoken in Latvia, Moldova, Ukraine, Georgia and Lithuania. With over 150 million Russian speakers …

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GermanPod101 Review

GermanPod101 Review

Germany is widely recognized as Europe’s economic powerhouse which means being fluent in the German language is a great asset for business or personal endeavors. In fact, German is the second most spoken mother language in the European Union after English. German is at least one of the official languages for the following countries: Germany, Liechtenstein, …

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iTalki Review

italki uses the slogan ‘Become Fluent in Any Language’ on its website. So how did I use it to become conversational in more than 10 languages? In the video below, I’ll run you through my experience with iTalki. You can get $10 starter credit towards your first language lesson by clicking here! I really encourage you …

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How I learnt to read in Cyrillic | LingQ Review

Lingq is a language learning platform created by my friend and hyperpolyglot, Steve Kaufmann. Steve is a big fan of the pioneering research of Dr. Steven Krashen and his comprehensible input theory. This basically means that one needs a lot of input (listening and reading) in the new language in order to make effective progress. …

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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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Vocabooster Review

Vocabooster Review

Vocabooster Ukrainian is a new course from LanguageBoost. It promises to teach you the first 600 words in your new language. I recently tried out Vocabooster as part of my Learn Ukrainian Mission in Lviv, Ukraine. So I went through Vocabooster and released a video about using it during my Learn Ukrainian Mission. So what was my …

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Hello Pal Review

Hello Pal Review

Hello Pal is a language partner app that I have been using lately for both languages that I already know like Russian and languages that I don’t yet, like Chinese (there are more than 50 languages to select from). The app is free to download and comes with an array of great features, such as …

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