Monthly Archives: October 2014

Learning a Language Or Productive Procrastination?

The last few articles have been rather nuts-and-bolts, so it’s time to take a step back and think about the philosophy of learning a language somewhat. The subject for today is on preparation versus action. Are you learning a language? It seems a simple question at the outset. You’ll probably all say, “yes.” I would […]

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LanguageBug Weekly Round-up Week #1

At LanguageBug, the schedule is important. We try to bring you new information every day. Unlike other language learning websites, our articles are practical information as opposed to just motivational “You can do it!” speeches. That said, there’s plenty of great information around the various websites on language learning. We want people to be able […]

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5 Problems with Anki for Language Learning

It’s not an exaggeration to say that practically everyone in the online language learning community uses Anki. For those who are unaware, Anki is a Spaced Repetition Program. What this means is that you have one side of an Anki “card” with a question, then click to find out the answer. This is done at […]

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Animal Names in Foreign Languages

This is a general article about learning animal names in foreign languages. You’l find that they are a key part of beginners vocabulary across the many textbooks and learning materials you’ll find. If you’re like me, you’ll wonder why that is the case. After all, if I’m learning “You,” “I” and “to be,” should “elephant” […]

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