Memrise vs Anki: Is Either Better? No, Just Different (and for a different application).

Anki vs Memrise People have bugged me about Memrise for years now and, although I've used it a fair bit, I'd never gotten around to writing a proper review of it, so I thought I would by comparing it with its obvious rival and answering a question many ask: Anki or...

Learn German Vocab Fast with this Fantastic Free Tool

The tool in question is ReadLang, it works with any website in a variety of languages, and makes the process of learning new words from online text much easier than it was before, saving you massive amounts of time and effort.  You click the word you don't know, it...

How to avoid wasting months learning German the wrong way (and learning the wrong type of German)–get started the right way, learn to talk like native speakers do

The worst thing that can happen to you, and it happens to thousands of newbie language-learners every year (I've met several of them), is that you just don't know how to start off so maybe you try this, that, and the other random method or resource and, of course,...

Another Advantage of a Tutor: MUCH Faster Error-Correction Rate Than Anything Else I’ve Experienced (which means you LEARN faster than anywhere else)

As I'm fond of saying: You learn to speak a language by trying to speak it, poorly at first. What this means is that you learn by making mistakes which are then corrected, the corrections being where the actual learning takes place.  Previously, I had recommended that...