Posted in Blog French

How Pimsleur Helped Me Learn Dari and French

In 2017, I was sent to Afghanistan to work as an advisor to an Afghan police unit. During my first few weeks in country, I…

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Experiential Learning—French for 48 hours in Montreal

I’m going to Montreal later this month to give myself the ultimate language proficiency test—by immersing myself in a French-speaking environment to see whether I…

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Ditch The Textbook

A traditional language learning textbook is boring. It’s full of tables with dry grammar rules, hieroglyphic-like notes on pronunciation, and scenarios that just don’t seem…

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How to Approach Learning a New Language

1) Make a list of all the things you want to be able to say and do. Figuring out where to start can seem daunting…

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