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90-Day Challenge – Week 2

Congratulations on completing the first week of the 90-Day Challenge! By now, you’ve hopefully started to find your rhythm! If you haven’t done so yet, head over to the Exchange page and take a look at the Challenge rankings to see where you stack up with the top participants! Tip of the Week “Language learning is about creating new […]

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Take the 90-Day Challenge on LingQ!

  Are you looking to make a breakthrough in your language in 2014? If so, we invite you to join us for the 90-Day Challenge! The challenge is a great opportunity for learners of all levels, whether you’re starting from scratch or have already been at it for a while. The 90-Day Challenge officially starts […]

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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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Your Language Learning Questions Answered – Part 1

As announced last week on the blog, Steve has begun a new video series called Steve’s Summer Sessions. Throughout the month of June he will be answering your language learning questions. To ask, all you have to do is post on Twitter with the hashtag #asksteve. In the first video, Steve shares some insights on how to […]

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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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Join LingQ On Google+ Hangouts!

Would you like to learn more about LingQ? Visit our Google+ Page and join us in one of our regularly scheduled hangouts! In these hangouts, we will teach you how to learn languages on LingQ, and help by answering your questions about the site or a…

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Our first episode of Dr. Who in English

We did it! We did it for the first time! We watched our first episode of “Dr. Who” in English.Some time ago Helen suggested watching a famous British television program, called “Dr. Who” . I checked the German television schedules but it wasn’t be…

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