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The Multi-Front Attack for Conquering a New Language

We have already established that studying on your own is best, but what’s the optimal way to dive into a completely new language? The secret lies in attacking the language from many different angles. This is not an original idea. In fact, I borrowed it from a personal hero of mine, Barry Farber. His method works! Apply …

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Assimil Review: An Underrated Gem for Asian Languages

As far as I’m concerned, Assimil is one of the best kept secrets in language learning. They offer materials for a number of Asian languages, including Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Indonesian and Thai. I was first introduced to Assimil by Professor Arguelles, who claims to have extensively used their courses to achieve a grounding in a multitude of languages. …

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