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    1. General Discussion about Language Learning

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    2. Language Study Apps

      This is the official "Language Learning App" section. What are the best Apps for the study of Language X? Which Apps can you recommend? Please post the target language of the app in brackets, when posting in here. Example: Memrise [ENGLISH]

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    3. Translations (Theory & Practice)

      In this forum you can either ask for a translation of a certain text or you can discuss about translation techniques, translation software & translation tools

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    4. Language Teaching

      How should language X be taught? What are the best methods to teach language X? What are the best teaching materials for language X (worksheets, tutorials, videos, books, etc)

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    5. Online Language Learning Resources

      In this sub forum you will find link lists with the best online resources for all the different languages offered & discussed on linguaholic.com. [Work in Progress]

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      Find a language exchange partner to improve your foreign language skills! Please post both, the target language (abbreviation in title: TL) and your native language (abbreviation in title: NL) in the title and also add the preferred communication tool (Skype, MSN, Wechat, etc..)

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      This board gives you the opportunity to let other people know about your Language Learning projects (websites, projects, future plans, etc.)

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  2. English Language Learning Forum

    1. English Language Learning

      This is the English Language Learning Forum section. Share your experience in studying English and help others to get their English to the next-level. The English language learning forum section contains several sub forums, such as English Grammar, English Vocabulary, English idioms, etc.

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  3. Chinese Language Learning Forum

    1. Chinese Language Learning

      This is the ChineseLanguage Learning Forum section. Share your experience in studying Chinese and help others to get their Chinese to the next-level. The Chinese language learning forum section contains several sub forums, such as Chinese Grammar, Chinese Vocabulary, Chinese Characters and Chinese 成语 (4-letter idioms and sayings)

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  5. Spanish Language Learning Forum

    1. Spanish Language Learning

      This is the Spanish Language Learning forum section. Share your experiene in studying Spanish and help fellow Linguaholics to get fluent in this beautiful language. The Spanish forum section holds subforums for Spanish Grammar, Spanish Idioms, Spanish Vocabulary and a forum area for Spanish-only conversations. 

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  7. French Language Learning Forum

    1. French Language Learning

      This is the French Language Learning Forum section. Share your experience in studying French and help fellow language enthusiasts to master this beautiful language. Learn French together with native speakers and eager language learners. Contribute to interesting threads about French vocabulary, French idioms, French expressions and many more.

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  8. More Languages

    1. Study Other Languages

      All your questions about languages that are not listed above go in here. If there is no (sub)forum for your language, please put your post in the General Language Learning section.

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  • Posts

    • Languages are dying out :(
      I've come across this sad article in National Geographic: http://voices.nationalgeographic.com/2011/03/01/language_diversity_index_tracks_global_loss_of_mother_tongues/ It looks like the number of languages in the world is on a steady decline. I find that incredibly sad. Do you think this trend will stay and there will be even less languages in the future?
    • Search engines for translations
      Actually, linguee is THE BEST! I've had to do a lot of translation lately (work reasons), and I have no idea how I would have coped without it. Of course, you still need to know the language to be able to distinguish good variants from bad ones (and some plain wrong). However, it's been a huge help for me. I'm so glad I found this site, if you know about others, please share I'll try mymemory, thanks a lot for the link, @OmniHead !
    • Hello Everyone!
      Hello Shounenbat, Glad to have you with us! I see you are learning Finish - kudos to you. I really like the way it looks but from what I was able to find out, it's incredibly difficult to learn. Hope to see on the forum and join in our discussions about various languages Ania
    • Best age to start learning a new language?
      Couldn't agree more. Honestly, I'm not sure what's the big fuss about "early". "Let's learn as earlier as possible! Let's make children learn when they are 5! 3! 1! Better still, when they are still in the mother's womb!" I suspect that this is one huge pretext for grown-ups not to do any serious studying. "Oh, if only I was younger, but now, my memory is not the same... so no, I can't really learn English.." I have heard people say this so many times that frankly, I'm getting tired of it. You don't want to learn a language/play the guitar/enjoy Thai cuisine? That's totally fine! Nobody is forcing you to do it. But why do people keep pretending that they "really, really" want to but cannot because they are "too old"? Don't get it My personal experience is rather the opposite. It's true that when I was a child or teenager I was able to concentrate for longer periods of time. Maybe my memory was slightly better too. But so what? I didn't have any experience, organizational skills, ability to motivate myself and a lot of other useful stuff that you acquire with passing years. My learning is definitely more efficient now than it used to be. And I don't think I'm a sort of unique, incredible exception to the rules.
    • Learning French through Songs
      @Ogada Thanks a lot, I'll listen to those. I actually like older songs a lot.
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