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Learning German in Vienna as an​ International Expat

by Sabi Elisa • July 22, 2019

Things that stand in the way of becoming fluent I asked a Vienna Internationals Facebook group with more than 8000 members about what holds them back from becoming fluent in German. This is what they told me: Laziness, lack of money, lack of time, pronunciation, grammar, perfectionism. These are the basic struggles I was expecting. But […]

5 Places in Vienna to avoid when learning German

by Masha • September 3, 2018

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 […]

5 Unusual ways to find your Language Tandem partner in Vienna

by andre square • August 6, 2018

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

by Alexander • July 20, 2018

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

by Alexander • May 20, 2018

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

by Alexander • May 20, 2018

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.

by Alexander • May 20, 2018

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

by Alexander • May 20, 2018

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.

How to Learn More Efficiently

by Sabi Elisa • June 6, 2016

 Studying can be really hard. Everyone knows that weird tense feeling chich starts crawling up the throat because your progress is not as it should be. Sometimes you have to cancel plans and invitations from your friends.  And sometimes when you are not strong enough to do so you end up sitting with your friends totally […]