Test Your German Level – for Free!

Duanemarch/ Dezember 10, 2017

How good is your German? You’ve already acquired German skills and would like to refresh or deepen them? You don’t know which language course (at which level) is the right one for you? Find out how good your German is, by taking a free German entry-level test online! And check the Free German trial version – on the upper right


6 Brain Benefits of Bilingual Education

Duanemarch/ Dezember 6, 2017

From an article by Anya Kamenetz: 6 Potential Brain Benefits Of Bilingual Education Part of an ongoing series exploring how the U.S. can educate the nearly 5 million students who are learning English. Brains, brains, brains. One thing we’ve learned at NPR Ed is that people are fascinated by brain research. And yet it can be hard to point to places where


More about Learning with Flashcards

Duanemarch/ November 24, 2017

The Flashcard Method This method is used to efficiently anchor new vocabulary in your long-term memory. While there are online courses and software that offer this method for language learning, you can also apply it using simple means at home. You need: cards on which you can write words / short phrases on both sides a box that can be


How – and What – do We Learn Most Quickly?

Duanemarch/ November 24, 2017

We learn the things that truly interest us most quickly People learn new information and store it most efficiently in the long-term memory, if information is combined with topics that engage them. This is because our subconsciousness prioritizes the storage of information, and our subconscious reacts to information rather emotionally than rationally. For example: An ardent football fan can often


Intensive Language Seminar

Duanemarch/ April 24, 2016

Language Training with me! Although I also offer tutoring for students, I specialize in intensive language training seminars (minimal 3 full days) with the goal of at least 100 vocabulary words / phrases per day. I get results applying a combination of – Alpha State vocabulary training – Suggestopedia – NLP The core of my language training seminar consists of


The Learning-by-Association Method

Duanemarch/ Dezember 17, 2015

How you can shorten your learning time by two-thirds with the Learning-by-Association Method The Learning-by-Association Method can be combined with all other learning methods. In test series, subjects were able to learn from 30 to 50 new words per hour with this method. The learning time per vocabulary word was shortened by 50 to 70 percent. Following the Learning-by-Association Method,


Tips for Weekly Self-Study

Duanemarch/ Mai 28, 2014

There are several things you can plan for the week: 1. Watch your favorite videos! Choose films or shows you already know well – the plot, the dialogue, etc. If your DVD does not have an audio track or subtitles in the language you are learning, order one in that language. Optimal is a DVD with your native language audio


Arsene Wenger on Languages

Duanemarch/ März 12, 2014

In this video, Arsene Wenger – manager of the footbal club Arsenal London – speaks about his experiences with and the benefits of learning languages.

Vocabulary training with Quizlet.com

Duanemarch/ Januar 15, 2014

Quizlet.com offers free accounts for training language vocabulary! There are thousands of sets of vocabulary that you can study and learn by using these features: flipping through flashcards – with or without audio spelling words you hear taking quizzes that you can configure yourself typing in the right translation, and… playing games matching words / phrases with their translations Quizlet


Welcome to Synlexis!

Duanemarch/ Januar 13, 2014

Are any of these situations familiar to you? You want to take the next step on your career ladder. What you need is sales experience abroad, and a subsidiary in Spain offers the perfect opportunity. Do you speak Spanish? A French corporation has just taken over your company. Significant changes in the company’s management and culture are imminent, and French