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Strawberry-infused Bourbon

Strawberry-infused Bourbon from Cookie and Kate• Organic strawberries<br>• Bourbon <br>Read recipe preparation at Cookie and Kate <br>Fave and comment at Foodily

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Beet Lemonade

I am the thirstiest person. I’ve taken a city-wide poll, and yep… it’s me. I win the prize for the thirstiest human.<p>I’m trying to get creative with …

Fresh Honeydew Ginger Mojito

<i>A fruity twist on the classic Mojito cocktail using fresh honeydew melon and spicy ginger syrup!</i><p>It’s finally summer ( I know, not technically) but, …

The Science of Learning a New Language (and How to Use It)

Learning new languages is a natural instinct for children, and yet it becomes more difficult as we age. We might be at a disadvantage as adults, but …

Stages of Second Language Acquisition

Stage I: Pre-production<p>This is the silent period. English language learners may have up to 500 words in their receptive vocabulary but they are not …

Learn to Read & Write Simplified Chinese Characters

• The characters below are ordered by their frequency of use. For example, this first page includes the top 200 most commonly used Chinese …

Learn a language fast and efficiently – Fluent Forever

Level up your language learning for free!<p>Enter your name and email address below to get started with the first chapter of my book right away for free!

The Easiest And Most Difficult Languages For English Speakers To Learn

If you're thinking about taking up Mandarin, you better have 2,200 hours to spare.<p>The Foreign Service Institute of the U.S. Department of State …

Language Learning

How to Learn a Language Without Burnout

Ever since I founded the language-learning company, Fluenz, I have gotten countless questions about learning Spanish, French, Chinese and other languages.<p>A question that I have come across repeatedly, and one I think is important to address, is "how much time should you spend learning languages so …

Language Learning

Language Learning with Technology: Skills Course (July 2014) | blog-efl

<b>Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening with technology.</b><p>Join me in July 2014 for the free pilot month-long course in <b>Language Learning with</b> …

Language Learning Difficulty

By <b>Irene Thompson</b> | Updated March 11, 2014 by <b>Irene Thompson</b><p>1′<p>How long will it take to become proficient in a foreign language?<p>People often ask: “How …

Why Chinese Is So Damn Hard

by David Moser<br>University of Michigan Center for Chinese Studies<p>(简体字:为什么中文这么TM难?)<p>(繁體字:為什麼中文這麼TM難?)<p>The first question any thoughtful person might ask …

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Speaking a second language could prevent later-life cognitive decline

<b>Can you speak two or more languages? If so, your brain may thank you for it later in life. New research published in the Annals of Neurology suggests</b> …

6 Multilingual Benefits That You Only Get If You Speak Another Language

"If we spoke a different language, we would perceive a somewhat different world."<p>Austrian philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein had plenty to say on the topic of being bilingual back in the early 20th century. Today, nearly 100 years later, it's safe to say the 'ole wordsmith would be proud.<p>It's …

Language Learning Strategies: Less Complacency, More Input

About a decade ago, the house I grew up in was to be torn down and my parents had to move. Although they are not hoarders, their possessions had …

Language Learning

Use Your Kindle To Learn A Foreign Language

Kindle devices and other e-readers are one of the most convenient and pleasant ways to consume digital text. Contrary to tablets, desktops and …

7 Reasons Why It's Good To Speak Another Language

It's one of life's truths: Being bilingual or multilingual can only be considered a good thing. The ability to travel seamlessly in another country; to interact with people you wouldn't otherwise be able to communicate with; to really understand and immerse yourself in another culture, whether it …

23 Classic Cocktails You Need to Know How to Make

23 classic cocktails you should know how to make, from Manhattans to Margaritas<p>Knowing how to make classic cocktails is important. There's only one problem: There are a lot of them. Unless you're a bartender, there's no way you'll remember what goes into a Sazerac or the proportions of a Moscow …

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