Interviews

Laura: “It’s essential for schools and teachers to offer something unique”

The following interview is part of an interview series in which we feature education professionals from a variety of different fields in order to highlight individual efforts and creative solutions to education in the 21st century. If you want to participate simply…

July 17, 2015, by

German

3 Quick Ways To Get Into German Dialects

German is a language spoken by over 100 million people in the world, but did you know that Hochdeutsch is only one out of hundreds of dialects? Our country might be small, but its fractured history has led to the…

July 13, 2015, by

Language Learning

8 Simple & Effective Strategies For Introvert Language Learners

Talking about being an introvert is a hip subject this moment in time. What made it so? Maybe it was the popularity Susan Cain’s book Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can’t Stop Talking. Maybe it was…

July 9, 2015, by

German

12 German Cartoon Series For German Learners (Not just for Kids!)

One of the best ways to learn a language, after having acquired some basics, is to immerse oneself in authentic materials, such as short stories, comics, movies or cartoons. While many cartoons on German television are dubbed versions of American…

July 6, 2015, by

Interviews

Alberto: “The teacher has an important role, but the primary role belongs to the student.”

The following interview is part of an interview series in which we feature education professionals from a variety of different fields in order to highlight individual efforts and creative solutions to education in the 21st century. If you want to participate simply…

June 25, 2015, by

Language Learning

Why You Should Learn the Language Before Living it

Language learners across the world claim that completely immersing themselves in the language is exactly what helped them become fluent. This kind of story is quite common, but what exactly makes one person more successful at learning a language than another…

June 21, 2015, by