Monthly Archives: February 2012

Meet ups in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane

Brisbane location to be announced. (March 21) Melbourne March 9 in the lobby 7 pm Lygon Lodge Comfort Inn Studio Apartments Address 220 Lygon Street, Carlton, Carlton Melbourne, 3053 Sydney March 16 in the lobby 7 pm AEA Bridgeport Apartments 38 B… Continue reading

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Meet up in Auckland has changed to March 3

March 3, 6.30 pm at this hotel. Aristotles North Shore Address 20C Link Drive, North Shore Auckland, 0627 New Zealand (Click here for meet ups in Australia) Continue reading

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Meet up in Australia and New Zealand in March.

Just a reminder that I will be in Australia and New Zealand in March. Anyone interested in a meet up? Proposed dates for meet ups: Auckland Mar 2 Melbourne Mar 9 Sydney Mar 15 Brisbane Mar 21 I hope to meet some LingQers , language enthusiasts and… Continue reading

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Adults can learn languages better than children?

A recent study shows that adults can learn languages better than children. There are other studies that show children as better at learning languages, and point to a critical period after which it is more difficult to learn languages. We know empi… Continue reading

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Age and language learning

Does age affect language learning? I am sure it does for young children, but beyond that I think we can learn languages at any age. Here is a video I did in response to a request from Stefan. Continue reading

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Evgueny talks to Steve about Russia. (in Russian)

Evgueny, one of my Russian tutors at LingQ, and I, have started a series of discussions on Russia, in Russian. This material is for our Library at LingQ, and so I try to keep my comments (full of errors) to a minimum, mostly a few questions here a… Continue reading

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Active vocabulary and passive vocabulary.

What do we mean by knowing a word. Here is a video on the subject. Continue reading

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