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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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New treats for Italy lovers

August 7, 2017
Italian treats

Attention all friends of Italy! Our Italian material has been renewed. We have updated all existing study material, added three new courses to the Comprehensive Italian package and published a complimentary Italian grammar page. WHAT’S NEW IN THE COMPREHENSIVE ITALIAN PACKAGE? The course Health and wellbeing includes useful vocabulary and expressions that you may need when visiting the doctor, when expecting a baby, for the treatment of illnesses and for maintaining your health. With the help of the other new course, Working life, you will learn the…

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Interview with a teacher: ”Using WordDive is motivating for the students”

August 1, 2017

Sanni Hakkarainen, teacher of English and French from the Classical High School of Tampere, participated in a WordDive pilot project where she could use WordDive to support her teaching this spring. She used WordDive as a part of the teaching materials for the second, third and seventh English courses as well as for remedial classes. – Using WordDive didn’t affect the grade, so utilization of the app varied a lot. Some of the students got really excited while others used…

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How to get over your anxiety when speaking a foreign language

July 27, 2017

Do you know the feeling when you try to come up with a reasonable sentence and pronounce it as eloquently as possible, and at the same time your brain is buzzing with grammar rules and your heart is pounding as if you were running a marathon? For me this is a familiar feeling, especially in situations where I try to speak a language for the first time outside of the classroom. Especially if the person I am talking to is…

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How languages help dreams come true

June 22, 2017
Make dreams come true

Learning languages is more than just studying vocabulary or grammar and taking endless classes. It means dreams, visions and goals. It brings people and cultures together, it takes you to incredible countries, makes conversations possible and even makes people fall in love. We believe that people rarely study a language just for the language itself. There is often a deeper reason, a wish or a goal that inspires people to study. We interviewed three inspiring persons, Sissi, Lauri and Leena-Mari,…

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The hidden gems of Europe – WordDive team members reveal their favorite destinations

June 6, 2017

Are your travel plans still open for the summer? Would you like to try something different from the traditional tourist traps? In this post, we have gathered our best tips and recommendations for discovering the hidden gems of Europe. These less-known destinations are definitely worth the visit if you are looking for something new and exciting.   Austria: Linz Our summer intern Essi lived in Linz, Austria for 18 months when she was about 6 years old. She revisited the town later…

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