Using Google Translate for Language Learning

Looking back on my first language learning experience - a high schooler in a level one Spanish class - I distinctly recall asking myself, "When am I EVER going to use the word 'skycap' in Spanish? I never use it in English!" Unfortunately, I discovered over the years that many initial study programs are plagued with irrelevant translation exercises, Read more [...]

6 Free (or Cheap) Language Learning Resources

Are you familiar with the word "miser"? I realized the other day that when it comes to learning a new language, I happily bear that title - a miser, a penny pincher, a stingy old goat. I see no reason to spend much money on learning a new language. There are so many free (or cheap) resources to provide the information necessary to learn a new language Read more [...]