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February 2019 Update
Things are moving! They say, if you want to go fast, go alone- but if you want to go far, go together. This February, Rafal from Poland came over and helped us with marketing stuff and strategic considerations. It’s very interesting to start using his input and he was super forthcoming and professional :). He […]
5 Places in Vienna to avoid when learning German
As someone who’s been living in Vienna for a while now, I have to wonder why I still don’t speak German on a daily basis. I was trying so hard to improve my knowledge but at the same time could avoid using it for weeks or even months. So one day I realized that it […]
All I wanted was a faster way of creating new flashcards
All I wanted when I started this project was a fast and reliable way to create new flashcards. Already in high school, I hated practicing vocabulary but knew it was the only way. And I’m happy I still know the majority of vocabulary from my 4 years of French. Back then, I found this tool […]
5 Unusual ways to find your Language Tandem partner in Vienna
It‘s not always easy to learn a new language but if you put your tongue into it you will find that it‘s always worth it! Learning a new language works great when you live (at least for some time) in the place it is spoken but it works even better when you have a Tandem […]
How to Search Netflix for Movies with a Specific Language
Can we train listening comprehension by watching movies? Sure, that’s why most Dutch and Scandinavians speak English well! And is it easier in the 21st century? Yes, sure!! Moving from a small country to a large European country like Germany or France, you’ll be shocked when watching television. Most movies are synchronized, where they replaced […]
Approaches to Finding a Tandem Partner
The best way to learn involves speaking to other people. Lingophant was built for this. Sometimes, it may be easier to speak to someone who also wants to learn your language. It’s a fair deal: You meet for an hour, and 30 minutes you speak in one language, 30 minutes in the other languages, and […]
Agreeing on Language Practicing with a Friend
Here are three strategies: 1/3 Ask them to sign a contract for month May Here’s an example of a contract to print: Agreement between ……… and ………. I’m happy to help you learn a language by having one conversation per week, leading to 4 per month. [ ] [ ] [ ] […]
3 Steps to Learn German with your Neighbours.
Neighbours can be a great inspiration for learning a language. Did you know that above below or next to you, probably some awesome people are living. And how nice would it be if you could have a cup of tea or a drink there every week. They sure will have interesting stories. Here are our […]
How to Download Phrases from FB Messenger to Lingophant
Step 1: Open in Safari Phrase Sets for Lingophant are files with audio and text. When you click a link in the chatbot, it will read the file like text. But Safari Step 2: Add and Practice That’s it, now you can add and practice them.
Bringing people together
“The teacher is of course an artist, but being an artist does not mean that he or she can make the profile, can shape the students. What the educator does in teaching is to make it possible for the students to become themselves.” This quote from book “Pedagogy of the Oppressed” by Paolo Freire. My favourite […]