How to become fluent

Mastering a language is no easy task, but there are many ways to achieve fluency and we show you some of the best. Find out how to become fluent.

What to do if you've reached a plateau

Reaching a Plateau in Language Learning – How to Get Out of It?

There is probably nothing as frustrating as putting a hell of a lot of amount of work, and not feeling like you’re making any progress. Sadly, though, this situation happens to a lot of language learners, and it often becomes a dominant factor in people’s decision to stop learning a foreign language halfway through their …

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How many words do I need to know? The 95/5 rule in language learning, Part 2/2

Welcome to Part 2 of my post on “How many words do I need to know? The 95/5 rule in language learning”. If you haven’t done so already, read through Part 1 before continuing! How many words in the English Language. How many words are there in some of the world’s major languages? As I …

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How many words do I need to know? The 95/5 rule in language learning, Part 1/2

A very common question that people ask when starting the study of a foreign language is “How many words do I need to know in order to be conversationally fluent for everyday talk in X language?” This is a very good question, and one that we will try to answer in part 2 of this post, …

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