Staying Motivated and How to add Accountability to your Language Learning Goals

Today’s post is pretty appropriate for our 2018 New Year Resolutions. Here I’ll in go in-depth on how to properly setup your language learning goals so that you can stay motivated and have true accountability to actually complete what you’re setting out to do.

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Rosetta Stone French Review and Why I’m Adding Duolingo

Have you ever thought about using Rosetta Stone? Well, today I’m giving my one-month Rosetta Stone French Review and telling you why it’s good, but also why I have decided to supplement Rosetta Stone with Duolingo. In case you missed it, I am studying French with Rosetta Stone for 90 days. In fact, I broke […]

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My 6 Favorite Language Learning Resources for Free!

In case you didn’t know. Here at Phil Learns A Language we have a nice little group of dedicated language learners who’ve taken the plunge to join the crew. What am I talking about? Our email list of course! Every Friday I send out a Friday Blast to kickstart our weekends into continuing our language […]

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The Best Way to Approach The New Year: Past Year Reviews and Resolutions

Today is the last day of the week, the last day of the month, and the last day of the year 2017. It was a phenomenal year for myself. However, 2018 WILL absolutely be better. I will go over how I am approaching the new year, not with resolutions, but with a past year review and with the daily dozen.

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Two Memory Hacks To Instantly Learn ANYTHING!

Two Memory Hacks: The Journey Method & The Rhyming Peg Method are simple and powerful! I go over exactly how I used these two methods and I even YouTube’d the experiences. Check it out and see how you can use them to learn your target language.

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Why Speaking Your Language is Vital

Hahahahaha did you watch that? In fact, I am a bit disappointed in how that turned out. I know A LOT MORE French than this video shows. However, this truly was my First Time Speaking French WITHOUT any script, rehearsing, tools, and aids. I thought about redoing the video. I thought about making a script. […]

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First Look: A One Week Review of Rosetta Stone French

I am one week into my 90 days of learning French with Rosetta Stone and I already have some great feedback to provide on whether this purchase was worth it. I’ll go over my learning schedule, the way Rosetta Stone teaches, my current French levels, and the numerous benefits I surpringsly and happily I’ve found.

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An Early Reflection of 2017 as a Life-Long Leaner and Linguaphile

After studying French for 5 days I am feeling super motivated and I want to pause and reflect on this year the 30 years I’ve had on this Earth. Furthermore, I hope we can all be life-long learners and prepare for 2018 by starting today!

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Learning French Online in 90 Days with Rosetta Stone French

Today, Monday December 11th, 2017, I am embarking on my first Rosetta Stone language challenge. I’m going all out for 90 days to learn as much French as I can. I expect to reach B1 level on the CEFR scale. Check out the details in today’s post! I’ll be keeping a daily journal and updating my progress.

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How I Talked to Myself to Learn a Language

Talk to Yourself, You are your best friend, communicate with yourself! I know it may sound strange, but it’s true. I’ve improved and progressed in all of my language studies by talking to myself. You too can talk to yourself. Word of Caution: Talking to yourself may bring about unwanted stares from strangers 🙂 No, […]

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