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14 daily activities that will earn you 4 hours of language learning every day!

14 daily activities that will earn you 4 hours of language learning every day!

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You want to learn a language but you don’t have time? I’m about to prove you wrong! You can achieve your goal with the help of your daily activities. Thanks to that you will not only improve your Spanish, German or whatever you’re learning, but also make your day more interesting. Below is a list of 14 daily activities that  will give you up to 4 hours of language learning every day.

1. Facebook

For many of us, using Facebook is as obvious as breathing. Because we know it so well, it is time we changed the language of the interface to the one we’re currently learning. There are dozens of options, starting with such “mundane” languages as French, German, or Spanish through gems such as Pirate English, where the ‘Like’ button changes to ‘Arr!’ 🙂

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How to learn 1000 most common English words (and never forget them)

How to learn 1000 most common English words (and never forget them)

top-1000-wordsDo you know that an average English text in more than 80% consists of the 1000 most common words? It means knowing these words you already know 8-9 words in every 10 words! And the remaining one or two are often quite easy to guess from the context.

The best part is that you can learn these 1000 words in 30 days spending only 20-30 minutes a day, completly for free.  And with minimal effort you will never forget them!

How to learn these popular English words easilly?

Just go to http://vocapp.com/course/63-top-1000-english-words and join the course.

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ted.com

ted.com

Ted.com is a website with more then 1,700 talks (i.e. videos with speeches in English) available for free.

Pros:

  • The talks regard quite interesting subjects (technology, science, business, trends, medicine, psychology).
  • A lot of great speakers (e.g. Nobel Prize Winners or Google founders) give their presentations.
  • You have a chance to learn a great variety of accents (speakers come from various countries, their age and sex vary).
  • English transcriptions and subtitles are available.
  • Transcriptions in other languages (than English) may be helpful for beginners.
  • The presentations are short (about 10 minutes).
  • Watching the videos is for free.
  • New videos are uploaded every week.
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