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August 2013

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Newsletter: New British English Courses!

August 29, 2013

WordDive has published the next British English courses for the intermediate and advanced levels. According to your wishes, the focus is now on cuisine, art and culture. Whether you’re interested in these or other topics, understanding English makes it very easy to find more information about almost anything. Learning more English is always a good choice! Food and Drink Do you know how to order a steak? What do you call that funny-looking fruit with the red bits inside? Don’t…

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Best Way to Learn Vocabulary? Six Characteristics for an Ideal Vocabulary Learning Method

August 12, 2013

Vocabulary is no longer an overlooked, secondary aspect of language learning. Unfortunately, despite the increase in the field of vocabulary research, it seems that the new theoretical findings have not fully reached the practice of second and foreign language instruction (1). Although both teachers and learners tend to recognize the importance of vocabulary in mastering a new language, there is still an apparent lack of widely applied, efficient vocabulary learning and teaching methods. Some teachers see vocabulary acquisition as something…

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Newsletter: Follow Your Progress with Mikko!

August 7, 2013

Language learning is fun, but it’s even more fun when you can continuously follow your progress. Mikko Level Indicator Now there are seven Mikko characters that indicate your progress from Beginner through Practical and Skillful towards higher levels of language skills. The characters are based on CEFR levels that are commonly used in Europe – and increasingly elsewhere – to describe the learner’s ability to use a foreign language. Simply log in to see your current level at the bottom…

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Newsletter: Learn Estonian Easily with WordDive!

August 5, 2013

Going to Tallinn? Do you or your friends visit Estonia often? How about learning the language too? Though Estonian people speak many other languages, familiarity with the Estonian language gives a better insight into their life and culture. Learning at least the basics is always a good idea, whether visiting the country for business or fun. WordDive TeamA mighty mix of language learning professionals, engineers, designers, user interface developers, gamers and psychologists. http://www.worddive.com…

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Newsletter: 2 000 000 Permanently Learned Study Items!

August 1, 2013

One of the key principles of the WordDive Method is to learn things permanently. Now all WordDive users together have learned 2 000 000 study items permanently. Thanks and congratulations to everyone who participated in reaching this important milestone! Two million Permanent items, July 8, 2013   Permanent learning is important for two reasons Learning the pronunciation, spelling and vocabulary permanently frees your working memory to concentrate on what you want to say. It is more useful to learn things…

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