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