Self-Study Starter Kit

Self-Study Starter Kit: Japanese

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I’ve been to Japan many times now, but for some reason I always resisted learning Japanese. I suppose part of me was worried it would interfere with my Korean. Maybe a more truthful part of me was worried I would get obsessed (as I often do) and end up neglecting everything else I’m really supposed to be working on! So …

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Self-Study Starter Kit: Slovak

    At the time of writing, I’m about to attend the Polyglot Gathering in Bratislava. After hosting the event for three years in a row, this will be the last one that is held in Slovakia (for the next few years, at least). It is also, by all estimates, the largest polyglot gathering to date! Of course, to prepare …

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Resources for Learning German Online

I spent a month studying German, before a trip to Berlin. I had only planned on a short-term relationship with this language, 'but I've kind of fallen for it now! Here are some resources I can recommend if you're interested in tackling this fascinating language! Online Asynchronous Courses German Uncovered by Olly Richards and Kerstin Cable This course can be …

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Self-Study Starter Kit: Mandarin Chinese

Want to learn Mandarin? You’re not alone. In the last decade the number of English speakers studying Mandarin has skyrocketed as China grows in prominence, and as Singapore, Hong Kong, and Taiwan claim their rightful places on the global stage. Here’s your free starter kit, everything you’ll need to fall in love with the Chinese language: some online resources which …

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Self-Study Starter Kit: Korean

Want to learn Korean? Fascinated by its legendary grammar, or just want to understand BTS and BlackPink? Even if you’re just here for the k-pop, you can definitely study Korean on your own. Here’s your free starter kit, everything you’ll need to fall in love with the Korean language: some online resources which I have found to be particularly helpful. …

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