Monthly Archives: June 2012

The book is sold!! (And info on site updates for the next 2 months)

First thing’s first, it’s official!! Here’s the press release: Crown Archetype has preempted World Rights to 28 year old language learning guru Gabriel Wyner’s THINK IN ANY LANGUAGE, which explores how the hundreds of millions of would-be language learners around … Continue reading

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The Best Source of Words in Context: Google Images + Google Translate

In the last Q&A, I talked about getting words in context from Google images + Google translate.  Let’s talk about this a bit, because it’s an extraordinary pair of tools.

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Reader Q&A: How to learn abstract words, fixing ingrained grammar mistakes

Q: How do I learn abstract words like “to seem” and “to be”? A: Up until you have enough vocabulary to handle a monolingual dictionary, you’ll be reliant on context. My favorite source of words in context is the basic (old) … Continue reading

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