- How To Learn Stuff Quickly
- Why are adults so bad at learning new languages? We may be trying too hard
- Learning Language is Harder Than You Think
- How does language learning differ across generations?
- How to Measure Your Language Learning Progress
As software developers, we're always learning new things; it's practically the whole gig! If we can learn to quickly pick up new languages/frameworks/tools, we'll become so much more effective at our…
«I have a terrible memory. This can be a bit problematic; it's hard to learn stuff if you can't remember things! Fortunately, I have a system: spaced repetition.»
Learning a language takes time. By measuring your progress you increase your chances of reaching fluency. In this article we discuss several progress tracking methods and the one that might be the…
«It’s called Dialang and several higher education institutions developed it. Dialang compares your test results against the Common European Framework for language learning(CEF). It even offers advice on how to improve your skills.»
Sure, kids imitate their parents, but that’s just a small part of the story
Despite the fact that adult brains are far more developed than children's, adults have a much harder time learning new languages.
«Children are better than adults at learning new language precisely because their prefrontal cortex is undeveloped. It seems that our advanced logical brains get in the way of the more basic intuitive forms of learning involved in language acquisition.»
By Sarah WhitebloomA surge in interest in language learning has emerged as a phenomenon of the current social distancing. One popular language learning apps has claimed increased usage of more than…
If you're bored of Duolingo's repetitive and useless language learning approach, you should try Memrise. It's free and excellent.
What's the most popular language to study for Gen Z? How about for Boomers? Find out in this week's Dear Duolingo!
Learning a new language has become a popular hobby during the pandemic. Here’s a look at the most popular languages people wanted to learn around the world.
In my essay “Just ask for Generalization”, I argued that some optimization capabilities, such as reinforcement learning from sub-optimal trajectories, might be better implemented by generalization…
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