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3 Myths About Learning a Language, Which is Not English

Thursday, July 20th, 2017

Raise your hands if you have tried and failed to learn a language? Though I can’t see you, I won’t be too surprised if many hands spring up. The struggle to master a language is common, especially for adult learners with a full-time job. If you are a native English speaker or have the ability […]

3 Trello Boards for your Language Learning

Monday, June 26th, 2017

Learning a new language is overwhelming! Unfamiliar sounds, new words, complex grammar rules as well as the many exceptions await. Starting to learn is easy (and exciting), but progression could be slow. What if you treat language training as a project? Set goals, establish a process and work on it regularly. Using this approach and […]

9 Cool Dutch Words With No English Translation

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

Living in the Netherlands can be easy for English speakers as everyone speaks decent English. However, some Dutch words have no English equivalent, so even if the local try to translate them to you, the sense and feeling of the expressions could go missing. It’s fine if you just want to get by, but the […]

4 Online Hacks for Language Immersion Regardless of Your Location

Monday, March 20th, 2017

“I learned that word, but I can’t remember what it means.” How often does your memory fail you? Often enough? That can be discouraging but remember: practice makes perfect. What you may need is language immersion. That is immersing yourself in a language regularly until using it becomes reflexive, almost second nature. A busy work and social life […]

How to Improve Your English While Commuting to Work

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

It’s a busy carriage with no empty chair for you to sit back, look through the window and ponder about the coming weekend… Commuting to work (and back) could be mundane, but it does not have to be! You can always take your headphones out and start practicing your English skills. If you have the luxury […]

5 Ways to Improve Your English Skills Using YouTube

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

If you are learning English as a foreign language, YouTube can be a great and totally free resource to complement your language lessons. Are you struggling with something like idioms, pronunciation, test prep, grammar, or listening skills, you can find a number of videos to help you. Just make sure to include “ESL” or “English for […]

How To Learn A Foreign Language While Working Full Time

Monday, January 9th, 2017

Learning a foreign language can be time-consuming and soul crushing. You never seem to have enough time to read grammar books or enough space in your head to remember various forms of a verb. When you have a 9-to-5 job, both spare time and brainpower tend to shrink down to nothing. It seems impossible to […]

How to say Merry Christmas and Happy New Year in 20 Languages

Friday, December 23rd, 2016

This year, we celebrate the holiday season by putting together a collection of season greetings in 20 different languages! Discover how to say Merry Christmas and Happy New Year in 20 languages with mYngle!

20 Tips for Learning a Foreign Language (Part 2)

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

Last week, we shared with you 10 tips for learning a foreign language. As promised, we are back with 10 additional tips to interact with the language that you are learning on a regular basis. From scheduling routines to playing games, these 10 tips will help you integrate a foreign language into your everyday life!

20 Tips for Learning a Foreign Language (Part 1)

Friday, September 16th, 2016

Have you ever met someone whom you thought you had met before? This may be because they reminded you of someone you already knew. Or perhaps you meet someone who does in fact look different but in time that unique face soon becomes an acquaintance or even a good friend. Learning a foreign language can […]