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Learning languages with the family

April 10, 2018

Learning new languages together with children is great: they approach learning a language like it’s a natural thing to do and don’t usually worry too much about it. Learning with them is especially fun when you use games, post-it notes, children’s TV shows and songs. With these, the whole family will learn without even noticing! Nursery rhymes and games Even very young children are able to learn simple children’s songs and nursery rhymes by heart. Many well-known songs, such as…

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Acquiring grammar

April 3, 2018

Grammar is like glue that binds different elements of language together. However, language is much more than grammar. It is also words, phrases and pronunciation, for instance. Without these other elements, there is nothing to glue together, so it’s important to keep your learning balanced. The best way to learn grammar is one piece at a time. The most efficient way to memorise grammar rules is finding answers to questions. For example, when you’re reading a sentence, it might raise a question like “Why is this verb conjugated…

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918% growth in 4 years. Would you like to be a part of the WordDive success story?

March 19, 2018

WordDive share issue is open from 19th March to 20th April 2018 Breakthrough in learning speaking skills WordDive is about to take digital language learning to a completely new level worldwide. Last year, we developed a prototype of an innovation that teaches foreign language oral skills with a mobile application. The innovation is based on artificial intelligence that is able to recognize pronunciation errors affecting understandability and give personal instructions on how to improve. The ability to speak fluently is…

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How to survive any conversation in a foreign language

March 8, 2018

Do conversations in a foreign language feel intimidating because you feel like you don’t know how to say what you want? Are you afraid of the awkward silence and the drops of sweat dripping down your forehead as you struggle in search for words and some way to express what you want to convey? We know how you feel. Actually, anyone who has ever tried talking to someone in a foreign language knows how you feel. When this happens, the most important…

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The four cornerstones of language learning, part 4: Speaking

February 23, 2018

In the three previous parts of our “The four cornerstones of language learning” blog series, we have given tips on how to improve your foreign language listening, reading and writing skills. This is the final part of the blog series, and it covers what may be the most difficult part of language learning: speaking. Speaking a foreign language may feel scary, but there’s no need to be too nervous about it. When you are travelling and talking to locals, they…

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Customer success story: Hannele

February 16, 2018

”I got a three-month gift card for WordDive as a Christmas present from my brother. I chose to use it for German – it used to be my favorite language in school, but I haven’t really used it since. I have now been using WordDive for a bit over a month and have managed to complete 7 courses and over 700 permanently learned study items. Learning with WordDive has been simple and extremely addictive. In the exercises, you need to…

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