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One reason learning language is hard

In this article I explain one reason that learning a new language is hard. Imagine that you read a book, as simple as something by Tom Clancy or as seemingly sophisticated as something by Dickens or perhaps something as needlessly… Continue Reading →

Red Mektupları

Yabancı dil öğrenmemize en ciddi engel geçek dile özgün konuşma, yazma çeşitlerini görme imkanların kısıtlı olması. İş dünyasında resmi bir email veya bir rapor yazmaya çalıştığımızda yazmak istediğimiz cümlelere, ifadelere benzer az öğrenkler gördüğümüz için, bir türlü kendmizi anlatamayıp gramerde… Continue Reading →

The Handicap of Spelling

In this video -a sort of vlog style video- I try to present the idea that difficult spelling systems are indeed a handicap in the Zahavian sense. I also suggest the same for conjugation paradigmata. The main thesis is that… Continue Reading →

Gender and Language

In the developed world, or perhaps all over the globe, there is an ongoing discussion regarding the sexes and gender. Maybe, this is new approach to an ancient discussion. Maybe there is nothing new under the sun. Especially in the… Continue Reading →

Dil öğrenme kasır döngüsü

Dil öğrenmek çok zor. Bazıları ne kadar çalışırda çalışsın sanki hiç öğrenemiyorlar. Bu durumun nedeni ne? Neden kaynaklanıyor ve artık öğrenmek istediğimiz veya öğrenmemiz gereken dili öğrenmek için neyi yapmamız lazım? Bu videoda bu sorulara bazı cevap vermeye calışıyorum. Bu… Continue Reading →

Telling Stories for Language Learning Success

Language is mainly used to tell stories. I don’t have the statistics to back that up, but it seems common-sense true. Also It seems true me a guy with a masters in linguistics. At any rate, the only way to… Continue Reading →

10 dos and donts for effective language learning

What software, book or technique is best for learning a foreign language? Is it DuoLingo? Or your university language course? Most people at some point in their lives have expressed a desire to learn a foreign tongue. According to IBIS… Continue Reading →

Our Podcast for English Learners!

YabancıTalk S1E5 – Advanced – Meaningful Music Bu sefer bizi en çok etkileyen muzikten bahsediyoruz. Orta – Üst seviyede ingilizce konuşanlar için tasarlanmış bu internet yayınını dinleyerek ve Facebook sayfamızdan destek alarak ingilizcenizi geliştirebilirsiniz. Amacımız Yabancı Talka ‘non-native’ arkadaşlarmızı davet… Continue Reading →

Podcasting for Language

Nuestro nuevo proyecto, o como quien diría en turco, bizim yeni projemiz: to provide some seriously good language content. It is no secret that language learning content is pretty bad. And by bad I mean terrible. In a perfect world… Continue Reading →

Video lesson plan! -Modern tech, modern linguistics

Background: You may not know it, but one of the ways that linguists gather data is to ask human subjects to narrate or describe a specific video. If you ask 50 speakers of one language to watch and describe the… Continue Reading →

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