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December 2014


7 tips for successful language learning

December 30, 2014

Starting the new year by learning a new language or improving your old skills? We put together seven tips for achieving results and maintaining your interest to make your enthusiasm last. 1: Set your goal Decide what you want to achieve by the end of 2015: Learn enough to survive on a holiday abroad? The ability to have a chat with your foreign friend? With approximately 600 words you can have a basic conversation. Set a clear goal that matters…

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Learn British English expressions with our new course

December 17, 2014

Did you know that whereas a Briton has an ax to grind with someone, a Finn has a chicken to pluck instead? And that a wheel can be reinvented both in English and Finnish? After completing WordDive’s new course British English Expressions, you will know how to avoid the pitfalls created by the differences in expressions regarding these two languages. The course consists of expressions that usually cannot be understood just by translating them word-for-word. Many of those expressions have…

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Challenge yourself: learn three Finnish cases with our new course

December 4, 2014

WordDive’s first Finnish grammar course has been published this week. We wanted to address the needs of the large number of WordDive users who are learning Finnish. There was no Finnish grammar course available until now, although grammar was taught through the example sentences like in all WordDive courses. Furthermore, cases are an essential feature of Finnish language, and yet they are particularly difficult for many learning Finnish as a second or foreign language. The course concentrates on three Finnish…

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