Category Archives: Language Learning

How to import and study ebooks on LingQ

Once you are an intermediate or advanced learner of a language, a great way to continue to improve and to grow your fluency and vocabulary level is by reading books in your new language. Not only do you get a great sense of satisfaction from having read a book in a second language, but as […]

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Learning Korean with the iPad

I’m Alex. You may have seen me around the forum or over at LingQ Support. You probably know by now that I work at LingQ, but what you may not know is that I’ve been learning Korean for over 6 years now. Over the past 6 years I’ve dabbled in other languages, spending around a […]

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Your Language Learning Questions Answered – Part 3

Steve is continuing his video series called Steve’s Summer Sessions. In this special series Steve will answer language learning related questions asked on Twitter using the hashtag #asksteve. In this video, Steve answers three questions focused on grammar, patterns in languages and other resources for learning languages. Here is Part 3 of Steve’s Summer Sessions: […]

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Your Language Learning Questions Answered – Part 2

Steve is continuing his video series called Steve’s Summer Sessions. In this special series Steve will answer language learning related questions asked on Twitter using the hashtag #asksteve. In this video, Steve answers the following two questions: 1. Should I study two languages at once? 2. What do you think of SRS? Here is Part […]

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Ask Steve about language learning!

Curious about how to learn vocabulary, what it’s like to learn a dozen languages or whether children are better than adults at learning languages? Throughout the month of June, LingQ founder Steve Kaufmann will be answering language learning questions asked by fellow learners from all over the world in a new video series called Steve’s Summer […]

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Immersion at Home

In one of our previous posts, we discussed language immersion. What if you do not have the opportunity to go abroad to immerse yourself in a language? How can you create that same environment of immersion in the comfort of your own home? It is important to take every opportunity to expose yourself to the […]

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A Piece of Cake: Understanding Idioms

One of the most difficult parts of translating or working between languages is making sense of idioms. Idioms are those phrases that appear to be completely nonsensical at face value. But often are full of meaning and can be traced back through our cultural history. Idioms are an interesting insight into the culture behind the […]

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Getting The Most From Language Immersion

Immersion is one of the most effective ways to improve fluency in a language. Ideally, you are challenged to practice on a daily basis by interacting with native speakers. Sometimes that is not always the case. Perhaps you find yourself lodging with someone who wants to speak your native language or who is not fluent […]

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