Does texting mean the death of good writing skills? John McWhorter posits that there’s much more to texting — linguistically, culturally — than it seems, and it’s all good news. Talk by John McWhorter.
Sid is our resident hyperpolyglot. He grew up in Brazil and after some journeying around the world, he now lives an exciting life in New York where he works as a Sugar Trader. Teaching has always been one of his passions and he has led groups of young leaders since 2006. He has given workshops, […]
Dr. Bill Vicars reviewing basic American Sign Language (ASL) signs with a student (Sarah). This video doesn’t need or use sound. For individual vocabulary items and additional information see “First 100 Signs” at: http://lifeprint.com/asl101/pages-layout/concepts.htm For basic fingerspelling help, see http://asl.gs For fingerspelling practice, see http://asl.ms
http://www.FrenchPod101.com/video Learn to introduce yourself in French with our French in Three Minutes series! In France, manners are important, and this step-by-step video teaches you some of the basics you need to be polite while speaking French. A native French teacher will explain the simple phrases necessary. This is the fastest, easiest way to pick […]
While ser and estar can both translate as “to be”, they have different meanings in Spanish which can be difficult for English speakers. Try the accompanying interactive audio lesson at http://www.onlinespanishhelp.com/lesson/plan/1218/Ser%20vs%20Estar
Asking “How are you?” in Spanish is slightly more complicated than in English. You need to know “you” to use – tú or Usted. In this video Dolores explains all you need to know. Try the accompanying interactive audio lesson at http://www.queondaspanish.com/lesson/plan/1346/How%20Are%20You?
“Some people just don’t have the language learning gene.” To prove that this statement is patently untrue is Benny Lewis’s life mission. A monoglot till after leaving university, Benny now runs the World’s most popular language learning blog and is learning Egyptian Arabic which will be language number twelve, or maybe thirteen. But who’s counting?