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24 Techniques to Learn English Faster, According to Your Learning Style

Some people have a natural knack for learning languages, but for others learning a new language can be a daunting task. The best way to learn a new language varies depending on your particular learning style. Students are typically taught…

April 22, 2014, by


Logging in to Log Off: Non-Mediated Nostalgia and the Point of No Return

As regular readers know, much of my writing circles around the awesomeness of being connected, like being able to work from anywhere and get access to all kinds of cool people and information – and the looming recognition- that being…

April 29, 2011, by


Din & Denial in the Digital Garden of Eden

Remember the days when a piercing was shocking?  Or a tattoo? Nowadays, you have to implant ‘devil horns‘ under your skin, get eyeball jewelry or other forms of bodymodding to turn some heads. The practices applied range from splitting your…

April 14, 2011, by


Getting Rid of the ‘Mindful’ Myth

Sometimes we use words without thinking too much about what they mean or where they come from. And while it is true that in everyday communication, where we tend to speak very vaguely, the “gist of it” is generally enough…

March 30, 2011, by


Three Ways to Leave a Legacy in the Land of Online Learning

In my last post I talked about the fundamentals of becoming an online teacher without supporting huge investor-fueled teaching platforms or business practices you don’t agree with, don’t understand or simply don’t care about. Today I want to talk further…

March 23, 2011, by


Remembering Comes After Learning, Not Before

Modern memory aids in language such as the Pimsleur language learning system and are good for what they are designed for: helping the brain memorize information. I do not have a problem with their performance in this area. The…

May 6, 2010, by


How To Learn Japanese

There are many schools of thought for how to learn Japanese. Allow me to briefly present mine. #1: Settle On A Goal If your goal is to know a few cool words to impress your friends, you do not need…

April 21, 2010, by


Green eLearning: From electronic to energy-efficient

Okay, let’s face it. From a literary perspective it might not be considered the greatest creative genius to simply add a lower case letter to a word in order to create a brand or product name. I don’t want to…

April 16, 2010, by


Want To Study At A Japanese University?

If you’d like to study at a Japanese university, read on. If you don’t… read on anyway! You might find this interesting. At the present time, Japan is undergoing a chronic shortage of students for its well-respected universities. (Most of…

April 8, 2010, by


Sun Tzu: Ancient Wisdom, Relevant Today

Sun Tzu was a general in ancient China, known almost exclusively for writing the book known in the English language as “Sun Tzu’s The Art of War.” This book has been exhaustively studied by great generals of Chinese, Japanese, and…

April 3, 2010, by


Tearing Down the Tower of Babble

I have come to a simple but far-reaching conclusion. Modern universities, and the courses and books they create, cannot teach business English, or colloquial English, or “English used in the real world.” To begin with, universities are not intended for…

March 25, 2010, by


The Cost of Copyright Confusion for Media Literacy and the Need for Change [VIDEO]

Besides offering high quality language lessons, Learn Out Live now also provides private coaching sessions and courses on Media Literacy. If you haven’t heard the term before, please check out our Department Page. If you are already familiar with what…

March 22, 2010, by