FluentU vs Yabla Language Learning with Authentic Video

FluentU vs Yabla – Language Learning with Authentic Video

FluentU vs Yabla for Learning Languages through Video Immersion FluentU and Yabla are subscription websites for learning languages with authentic videos. Because they include subtitles (as well as English translations), the videos are a great way to improve your comprehension and learn new vocabulary. In this FluentU vs Yabla review, we’ll start with what both […]


Learning How to Learn: Powerful mental tools to help you master tough subjects

Free Learning How to Learn MOOC on Coursera

Learning How to Learn: Powerful mental tools to help you master tough subjects Learning How to Learn is a free MOOC available through Coursera. It is a self-paced course which just started January 4, 2016, and I highly recommend it if you have trouble studying or remembering what you study. It includes valuable information about […]


Dr Jennifer Wagner

Introducing Dr Jennifer Wagner

It’s official. I am Dr Jennifer Wagner. As of December 10, 2015, my degree was conferred by the university council and I have the right to call myself a doctor. My PhD took more than four years, even though nine months at the end was mostly doing paperwork and waiting. The actual research and thesis writing portion was […]


English lecteur 2016

English lecteur / lectrice positions at French universities 2016-17

Welcome to the annual list of English lecteur / lectrice and maître de langue positions at French universities! Thanks to Dana, we have the first job announcements for the 2016-17 academic year. Read through this previous post about these English lecturer positions in France for more information and the education requirements.  You can also check out last […]


Scandinavian Languages

Three Scandinavian Languages Compared

Learn Scandinavian Languages Together Here’s another multilingual video: three Scandinavian languages compared. You can learn basic phrases in Swedish, Norwegian, and Danish (phrases presented in that order). Recordings were created by native speakers from southern Sweden, Norway, and Denmark. Tack / takk / tak to Krystallia, Celine, Anders and Bjørn! Don’t forget to subscribe to the […]


Learn Swedish with Swedish Language Tutorial by ielanguages.com

Learn Swedish with Swedish Language Tutorial

Do you want to learn Swedish? Swedish Language Tutorial is now available for purchase in PDF format or as a print-on-demand paperback! This tutorial includes the original vocabulary and grammar review, the authentic listening resources with transcriptions and translations (formatted line by line with the English directly below the Swedish for easier reading/listening), and Swedish […]


Learn the Romance Languages Together: Resources You Need

Learn the Romance Languages Together: Resources You Need

If you want to learn the Romance languages together, you need to find resources that compare the languages. Here are some Romance Languages books and videos to get you started: One of the oldest books that compares the Romance languages and that is written in English is Comparative Grammar of French, Italian, Spanish & Portuguese Languages […]


Learn Spanish and Portuguese Together

Learn Spanish and Portuguese at the Same Time

Do you want to learn Spanish and Portuguese at the same time? Or do you already speak Spanish and want to learn Portuguese? The latest addition to ielanguages.com is the Foreign Service Institute course From Spanish to Portuguese. I’ve just finished converting it to HTML, and I’ve included HTML5 audio players – but note that […]


Teaching Assistant Program in France

Teaching Assistant Program in France (TAPIF) Application Now Available

Apply to the Teaching Assistant Program in France US or Canadian citizens who want to teach English in the French public school system as an official teaching assistant, the application for the 2016-17 school year is now available at tapif.org. Official information about the Teaching Assistant Program in France, or TAPIF, as well as eligibility requirements […]


Intercomprehension of Romance Languages

Intercomprehension of Romance Languages

Learning to Comprehend the Romance Languages If you understand French and are interested in learning other Romance languages, the MOOC Enseigner l’intercompréhension en langues romanes à un jeune public might be helpful. This MOOC, or CLOM in French, begins November 10, 2015, and lasts 4 weeks. It is designed for language teachers and students or anyone […]