We have previously written about how, when learning a new language, it is crucial to speak out loud in addition reading from a textbook. We have always emphasized reading, and even singing, as good tools for improving one’s accent and f--- Continue reading
When people voyage to foreign countries, many times they bring guidebooks with them not only to get an idea of what to see, but also for the little section that’s always present at the back of the book. Vocabulary in the country’s langu--- Continue reading
If you love languages, you are always looking for new ways to keep learning more and more. Study books, interactive websites, conversation cafés, and immersion in a foreign country are only a few of the many ways that one can learn a langu--- Continue reading
One of the greatest challenges that many people face when learning a new language is that of learning idioms. What often happens is that we literally translate a phrase from our first language to the new language in an effort to stay true t--- Continue reading
If you have been keeping up with the Brainscape blog for a while or have rifled through old blog posts, you may have noticed that a member of the Brainscape team, Amanda Moritz, used to have a video blog of herself trying to learn Spanish. --- Continue reading
Have you ever noticed that the during a particularly bad weather day, your mood takes a turn for the worse?
As the clouds thunder through the sky and rain pours down the street, you feel your mood growing darker and darker? Have you ever--- Continue reading