Language learning tips that will get you to learn a new language effectively online, during home-based learning.

Home-Based Learning: How to teach your kids a new language online

With the circuit breaker rules and tightened restrictions, many parents have been forced to tutor their children at home via home-based learning (HBL) in recent weeks. While this is different from home-schooling your children, because there is still support from schools in this instance, the challenges are widely the same.  Many parents have jumped online, […]

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Can you learn a new language effectively online? This is the only language learning guide that you'll need.

The only guide to learning a language online you will ever need

Learning a new language can be an exciting and rewarding. But often new learners can find the rules, structures, and nuances of a foreign language daunting. This is especially true in the current COVID-19 pandemic where lessons may be restricted to an online mode. Where do you start? Can you learn a new language effectively […]

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The Pareto Principle for language learning means is you need to focus on learning the 20% of knowledge that is going to be 80% useful to you.

Hacking language learning 101

Yet, language hacker Benny Lewis has built a whole business around becoming fluent in as little as 3 months! While there are no such things as shortcuts, there are ways to improve your language learning efficiency. Many of us want to learn a new skill, hobby or language, but often the big barrier is time.  […]

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To truly master a language, you need to find ways to integrate language learning into everyday life.

How to keep in touch with a language on a daily basis

Learning a new language takes dedication and consistent practice. Textbooks are helpful but not enough. To truly master a language, you need to find ways to integrate language learning into everyday life. Learn the vocabulary you use on a daily basis, pick up real expressions and adopt the textures and details of the culture of […]

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The difficulties of the English language could make it the hardest language to grasp

English can be understood through tough thorough thought

With our current health pandemic causing widespread frustration and angst, we thought we’d take a break from our usual articles this week and do something more light-hearted!  Let’s face it: English is a crazy language. There is no egg in eggplant or ham in hamburger; neither apple nor pine in pineapple. English muffins were not […]

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Your baby’s first words can tell you how their brain works

Your child’s first language includes more than words

If we look to the UNESCO, a child’s ‘Mother Tongue’ language is the first language learned in the home from older family members. Today, many of us view multilingualism as a means of geographical and economic mobility or migration. Indeed, multilingualism increasingly appears to be the new global norm. In Singapore, particularly, multilingualism is part of […]

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