Ever Worry about Vocabulary?The one thing that language learners worry about on their road to fluency is: vocabulary! With Glossika, we intend to change that! We are building a vocabulary tracking tool
A More Powerful and Integrated Learning SolutionThe next generation of language learning is here.We've been building an integrated approach to language learning that includes speaking, listening, reading, and writing, with plans for
Develop the right attitude by using awareness and antifragility to achieve fluency. The right tutors don't tell you you're wrong but rather help you...
A detailed report of the vitality of all languages on Earth. Lists languages that have recently died, and those in danger of dying.
What is the Best Way to Learn Languages Naturally? We encounter a lot of new information every day that may or may not need to be memorized. In fact, we’re doing it
Children Learners vs Adult Learners You may have heard that children learn languages faster and more efficiently than adults. This has to do with what is acquired and in what way. The Environment
The Most Powerful Memory Method Well OK, maybe not the most powerful memory method, but certainly a very powerful memory method that works for me: spatial memory. I'm going to be showing you
How Long Should I Listen Before Speaking? There are various methods of comprehensible input. One is full translation like we use at Glossika. Another method is n+1, where you may understand 80%
Writing systems tend to be lossy format records of spoken language. Standard languages were created from natural languages In fact, most spoken languages have so many varieties of accents and dialects, that writing
Which language is most difficult? In our last post (Language Difficulty), we talked about developing an objective method for comparing language difficulty across three aspects: vocabulary acquisition, syntax and grammar, and phonology. Languages
Does it piss you off if you hear someone near you speaking Spanish? How about Chinese? Does it make you angry if you hear someone near you speaking an East European language? How
Russian Pronunciation: Stress Training Welcome to the fourth step in learning to read Russian: Learn the Russian Alphabet 1: The Cyrillic Script Learn the Russian Alphabet 2: Italicized Native Russian Pronunciation 1: Five
Welcome to the third step in learning to read Russian: Cyrillic Typeface letters Italic letters Native Russian Pronunciation 1: Five Difficulties Explained a. Stressed/Unstressed Vowel: A Quick Reference Guide b. Palatalization in
Learn the Russian Alphabet: Italicized This is step 2 in learning the Russian alphabet: Typeface letters Italic letters Pronunciation As mentioned in the first lesson, learn letters first, then the pronunciation. So this