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Let Learning Emerge
Another way that I think nonlinearity applies to language learning is through the power law of practice. The power law of practice reflects the fact that the effect of practicing something declines over time. In other words, the immediate benefits of ...
Can I successfully learn a language online?
"There are more people actively learning a language through DuoLingo than in the entire US public school system," says Luis von Ahn, founder of the free language learning app. Since its launch in 2012, more than 30 million people have downloaded the ...
Duolingo Gamifies Language-Learning, Targets Asia Next The Next Web
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Language-Learning Platform TutorGroup Raises $100M From Investors ...
English-learning platform TutorGroup announced that it has raised a $100 million Series B round from investors including Chinese Internet giant Alibaba Group, Singaporean investment firm Temasek, and Qiming Venture Partners. TutorGroup says it plans to ...
Alibaba & others sink $100M into Asia's language-learning service TutorGroup ... VentureBeat
TutorGroup language-learning platform secures $100M from Alibaba, others Ventureburn
Alibaba taps into language-learning biz Chinadaily USA
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BenBen Information Technology Officially Releases English-Language Learning ...
BenBen Information Technology Officially Releases English-Language Learning Game “West Journey -- Spell BenBen Information Technology has officially launched its English-language learning game, “West Journey Spell force” on the Android platform.
Learning a language: five tips
2. Keep it mobile. Having free language-learning apps installed on your phone means you can keep up with your language learning wherever you are. Try apps such as Busuu and our app Memrise – both for iPhone and Android. They allow you to squeeze a ...
UBC Tandem lets students learn a new language without leaving campus
Marie Shuman, the coordinator of Tandem, emphasized that it provides a welcoming environment for language learning while offering vocabulary you won't learn in a classroom. Photo Carter Brundage / The Ubyssey. Tweet · email; print. As a world-class ...
Language is better learned in 'casual study'
With that in mind, language learning should not be limited to a formal classroom or to a single language, the experts say. "They should learn English through more active communication, rather than focusing on vocabulary and grammar. It is a way to ...
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