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How to Learn a Language

3 Fun Ways to Learn Chinese This Summer

Nick Norton | Posted 06.15.2015 | College
Nick Norton

While learning Chinese has been a challenge, no language is easy to learn. There is this misconception that Chinese is especially difficult to learn. It's difficult for westerners to conceptualize learning a language without an alphabet, or how to speak in a tonal language.

The Best Way to Learn Spanish

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 05.04.2015 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

I've spent a big part of the past 30 years in Spanish-speaking countries, and I've been a full-time resident of Panama for seven. I figure it's time to learn to speak Spanish.

4 Proven Ways to Cram a Language Before an International Trip

Chris Lopinto | Posted 07.22.2014 | Travel
Chris Lopinto

In many foreign countries, Americans have helped generate a stereotypical image, and it's usually not very pretty -- especially when we get called out on our loudness or hefty appearance. Adding insult to injury, Americans are also known for their limited language skills.

Why It Makes More Sense Than You Know to Learn a Second Language

Dan Roitman | Posted 08.13.2013 | Business
Dan Roitman

As a language learner, you'll not only become a more conscious thinker and listener who can communicate clearly and think creatively, but you'll also gain the most significant benefit of multilingualism: a broader, more global perspective.

Want To Learn A Foreign Language?

Next Avenue | Posted 03.31.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Stephanie Oswald You could study in a classroom, but why not get immersed in the culture as well? Old joke: What ...