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How We Forget Languages


The other day a language learner asked about forgetting a language he’d already learned. How does forgetting work? What could he do to prevent this?

Using Dialang to Assess Language Skills


What’s a diagnostic? It’s a test that tells you (or a teacher – or even an employer) what you can and cannot do. For language learners, this means what you can and cannot do in your second language.

MUST KNOW: Essential language before traveling abroad?

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Based on a true story: You will be traveling abroad in the next few months. You have that nifty little phrase book or app you’ve purchased. What language do you really need to know?

Strat Chat Newsletter Goes Out Today!


Have you ever come to a point when you’re trying to do something in your new language and you just can’t?

Create Opportunities for Language Learning Success

Language learning websites and newsletters are filled with discussions about making language learning your New Year’s resolution. Awesome! I heartily support this resolution, but … let’s fast forward three months… Life happens. We all get busy. There are groceries to…
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