Language Learning

3 Ways to Use Smartphones To Learn Foreign Languages By Reading Books

There are many ways in which smartphones have come to encroach on our ability to enjoy some quiet time with a good book or even replaced the pulp in our life all together. The sense of immediate gratification — or…

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Indie Publishing

All You Can’t Read: The Problem With Ebook Subscription Models

The latest leak (update: the service is now officially live for US customers) of the Kindle Unlimited subscription service comes as no big surprise. For a fixed price of $9.99 per month readers can get as many books as they…

July 18, 2014, by

German

Add a German-English Dictionary To Your Android Kindle App

After writing a tutorial on how to enable a German-English dictionary on the Kindle app for iPad and iPhone, today I’d like to share with you how to enable the same functionality on your Android Kindle app. The process is…

July 7, 2014, by

Indie Publishing

Practical Questions and Answers For First or Second Time Authors

Today I’m writing to you with some lessons and thoughts from the author’s desk. I am a language tutor, turned blogger, turned nearly-done-author of two “Smart Guides to Language Learning”, and currently in the middle of all the work that…

July 1, 2014, by

Lifestyle

Movies for Your Ears, and other Podcasts

Last week, I met a lot of amazing people and learned many new things. I sat down with the German that landed a Cessna on Moscow’s Red Square in the Cold War, listened to the Choirboy Robber’s exploits, and found…

June 29, 2014, by

German

10 Tumblr Blogs For German Learners

After giving you a quick list of great Twitter feeds for German learners, let’s have a look today how you can boost your German-Fu while traversing the Tumblrverse. Whether you’d like to discover more German songs, learn new words with shiny photos or…

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