Teaching and learning foreign languages: problems, solutions, strategies

This group has been created for sharing any relevant experience, discussing any problems and challenges that you or your students have ever faced, offering methods and strategies that can make the learning or teaching process more effective!
Topics: Educational Technologies, Learning, Self-Instruction
Recent publications

How many words do I need to know? The 95/5 rule in language learning, Part 1/2

A very common question that people ask when starting the study of a foreign language is “How many words do I need to know in order to be conversationally fluent for everyday talk in X language?”


10 Reasons Why The Russian Language Isn’t That Difficult

What do native English speakers think of the Russian language? Here's a very interesting opinion from Donovan Nagel, an Applied Linguistics graduate, teacher and translator.


Is German really hard to learn? If so, why?

A question to native German speakers, or those who know it well, or everybody who tries hard to master it))


10 Common Challenges Spanish Speakers Have When Learning English

Let's look at the common mistakes that native Spanish speakers make when trying to learn English.


Teaching Practices of Foreign Teachers of English in China and Students’ Responses

This study is based on interviews conducted with foreign teachers and local students at a private college in Guangxi Autonomous Region, China.


Language learning methods

What are the most effective ways of mastering foreign languages (especially when you have no opportunity to go abroad and immerse in the language environment)?
Let's vote and find out!


30+ Best Websites To Learn English

A list of useful sites where you can practise your English and improve your language skills