Monthly Archives: December 2011

A new form of CPR. This may save a life.

This video is not about language learning , but it could very well save a life. This is a new simpler and more effective form of Continuous Chest Compression, to use to assist a person experiencing cardiac arrest.It could save a life. I think this… Continue reading

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When our motivation for language learning sags

What can we do when our language learning motivation sags? Just focus on doing the things that you like to do. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cwOLj8-kkmw&w=560&h=315%5D Continue reading

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Fossilization and interlanguage

Fossilization and interlanguage are examples of language teaching jargon. These kinds of technical terms that are associated with language teaching often strike me as unnecessary, and not helpful to language learners. I know that learners are not … Continue reading

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About a wonderful linguist – Michael Krauss

I was sent this very interesting article written by Michael Krauss in which he describes his own linguistic journey or journeys. Very interesting reading indeed! This comes from an intriguing travel related blog called view from the pier. Thank yo… Continue reading

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Turkish is added at LingQ!

We are adding one language a month at LingQ. The winner last month was Turkish. I am definitely going to get to that language. Now we just need some Turkish content. I hope our members come through. You can vote for the next language. Just have a … Continue reading

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Why learn Chinese?

I am back from my various travels and tomorrow I have a date. I am one of five judges who will choose the winner of the 2011 Miss Chinese Vancouver pageant. We will be interviewing the contestants in Chinese and English tomorrow afternoon, and thi… Continue reading

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