Author: Zach

What in The World is Pidgin English?

Awhile back, I came across this really odd form of English called pidgin. It’s like someone took English, chopped it up, removed all grammar rules and then threw out any unnecessary words. You could say it sounds like baby-talk almost. What is comes down to is a simplified, non-BS form of English. A lot of it might sound incomprehensible. It really isn’t something you could start speaking or understand right away. There is more than one form of pidgin however. Each type is a separate language that will still take time to learn, although you might be able to get...

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Finding The Time to Learn a Language

We all have busy lives and sometimes it’s hard to find the time to do the things you want to do. The good news about language learning is that you only need to study for an hour a day at the minimum. Just be aware that the amount of new words, grammar rules, and so on that you can pick up in a week will be different for each person. Here’s what you need to do. Set aside periods during the day at which you can study The first thing you’ll want to do is set aside some time during...

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5 of The REAL Most Useful Languages to Learn

There’s often a huge debate among people on what language is the most useful to learn. Usually, people will lean towards whatever language they speak or whatever language they think would be the most useful. Although I believe every language has its usefulness, that’s not something we’ll get into today. Here, I will give you real, solid reasons on what languages really are the most useful in the world and what is the best language software for each. 1. Mandarin Chinese According to the CIA World Factbook, 935 million people speak this language worldwide, making it one of the...

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10 Recommended Books on Language Learning

Today, I decided to post some of my favorite language learning books I’ve read in the past year. Although, not all I’ve personally read as some are recommended by other language learners. Anyway, here are the 10 recommended books on language learning. Enjoy! The Quick and Dirty Guide to Learning Languages Fast The Third Ear Language is Music Speak Like a Native How To Learn Any Language The Polyglot Project (FREE) The Pocket Linguist Why You Need a Foreign Language & How to Learn One Accelerated Fluency How Languages Are Learned Want more? Check out the current bestsellers in the lingustics books...

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Top 5 Tips on How to Self-Learn French Better

Today’s guest post comes to us from Brendon Gleaves where he’ll be teaching us how to be better at self-learning French! We live in a world and age where most people know two, three or even four languages. The reasons behind the decision to know several languages are many: a better paid workplace, a job in another country, a relationship, etc. Out of all the 6000 languages spoken today, the fastest and easiest language to learn by a native English speaker is French. Not only that English has “stolen” many words and phrases from French (including culinary ones such as...

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