Category: Personal

How I’m learning French

How I’m learning French

Or, how to learn without studying Introduction I love learning, but I don’t like studying. Take for instance learning a foreign language. There are many ways to do this, including “studying”: studying the grammar,...

More resources for learning French

More resources for learning French

Coffee Break French For the last three or more years I’ve been listening to the free French podcast by Coffee Break French. They are by far the best French podcast lessons that I have...

Learn French with Frantastique

Learn French with Frantastique

Whilst learning French I tried out Frantastique The company behind it I first came across Frantastique when they posted a Paris-based Python job. Unfortunately this particularly job was not suitable for remote working, so I...

Anki – Open Source Flashcards

Anki – Open Source Flashcards

What is Anki? Anki is an open source application which lets you create and view flash cards. Unlike some of the other online education sites it does one thing, and it does it well....

Duolingo – online language course

Duolingo – online language course

I used Duolingo regularly for a couple of months. It was good fun, so why did I stop? What is DuoLingo? As the Duolingo website says “Learn languages completely free, without ads or hidden...

Language / Dictionary lists

Language / Dictionary lists

I’m playing around with some ideas for language games. Looking for free dictionaries I found the following: http://www.dicts.info/uddl.php – “From this page you can download hundreds of different bilingual dictionaries for any combination of...