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Thesis: WordDive improves speaking skills

June 22, 2015

“The WordDive method of listening and writing helps the students learn phoneme-letter equivalence”, writes linguist Maiju Mäkelä in her thesis for the Department of Languages in the University of Jyväskylä. Up to 75 percent of the study participants say their oral language – i.e. speaking – skills have improved thanks to WordDive. Maiju Mäkelä’s research focuses on students’ experiences and perceptions about learning Finnish and using WordDive. According to the study, it is actually possible to use the vocabulary learned…

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Learn German pronouns with our new grammar course

June 17, 2015

Pronouns are an essential part of our everyday language. For example, when you want to talk about other people without using their names, you need pronouns. When you say, “Do you know the girl who just walked by?”, you use two different pronouns: you and who. The German language has a wide range of pronouns, which you need to know in order to express yourself in German. WordDive’s new German grammar course Pronouns teaches you the most important German pronouns and their declension in both singular…

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