Category Archives: language

When in Spain..

I’ve asked today’s guest blogger, Sarah to talk about her experience living in Madrid, Spain. You know I love Spain.. along with many other foreigners. Here is what she has to say. One of the most exciting yet daunting tasks … Continue reading

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How to Find the Time to Practice?

I love the idea of language exchanges, of course this is why I created this Language Exchange Community. Although I do have to admit I’m not always ‘on it’ when it comes to practice myself. I haven’t met with my … Continue reading

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Can you Recognize the Language Greeting?

Here is a fun quiz where you guess what the language is. Hopefully it can introduce you to some new languages. Take the Quiz Leave a comment with your results and/or thoughts. Enjoy! Janelle

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Mandarin Learning Resources

Since this week’s blogs are ‘Chinese’ themed. I’ve compiled a list of Mandarin – language learning resources. Let’s learn Chinese Mandarin! Difficulty level? — Some say that Chinese isn’t as difficult as say French. To an English speaker all those … Continue reading

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Chinese/English Language Exchange Activity

Language Exchange Activity of the Week – First Week! I’m happy to announce the first language exchange activity. From now on, I will post one new activity every week. This is an activity to do to improve pronunciation for Mandarin … Continue reading

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Celebrity in China

After teaching English in Korea, my good friend Elissa is now starting her new teaching adventure in China. I asked her to write about her new, Chinese experience. Yesterday I got excited because a restaurant put ice in my water.  … Continue reading

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We Want You!

Are you a rockstar member? How can we make changes for you? Continue reading

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Semana Santa in Seville, Spain

Here is an update from Anne Owen, who is studying in Seville, Spain. You can check out her last blog here. The past two weeks I’ve been busy preparing for my midterms. I blame myself, in part, because I had … Continue reading

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What American Accent Do You Have?

What American accent do you have? My Results?—  North Central “North Central” is what professional linguists call the Minnesota accent. If you saw “Fargo” you probably didn’t think the characters sounded very out of the ordinary.  Outsiders probably mistake you … Continue reading

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Improving a Language – Writing

There are many ways to improve a language. Writing is a great way to improve your skills while communicating with others. Here are some ideas of how to practice… 1. Write a Blog – Use a blog to practice your … Continue reading

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