53% of Frenchpod101.com 2,300 Word Vocabulary Spaced Repetition Card Deck September 26 2017

(Get 20 Bonus Videos from Frenchpod101 here. And/or, just sign up for free here.)     For years I couldn’t learn French vocabulary. I’d make lists, make cards, buy cards, and nothing really would stick. Especially over time, the vocabulary would evaporate. Frenchpod101.com changed everything. The reason is their turn-key system of spaced-repetition vocabulary study. It […]

50% of Frenchpod101.com 2,300 Word Vocabulary Spaced Repetition Card Deck September 26 2017

(Get 20 Bonus Videos from Frenchpod101 here. And/or, just sign up for free here.)     For years I couldn’t learn French vocabulary. I’d make lists, make cards, buy cards, and nothing really would stick. Especially over time, the vocabulary would evaporate. Frenchpod101.com changed everything. The reason is their turn-key system of spaced-repetition vocabulary study. It […]

45% of Frenchpod101.com 2,300 Word Vocabulary Spaced Repetition Card Deck September 21 2017

(Get 20 Bonus Videos from Frenchpod101 here. And/or, just sign up for free here.)     For years I couldn’t learn French vocabulary. I’d make lists, make cards, buy cards, and nothing really would stick. Especially over time, the vocabulary would evaporate. Frenchpod101.com changed everything. The reason is their turn-key system of spaced-repetition vocabulary study. It […]

42% of Frenchpod101.com 2,300 Word Vocabulary Spaced Repetition Card Deck September 18, 2017

History: September 17, 2017 – 40% of 2,300 words (Get 20 Bonus Videos from Frenchpod101 here. And/or, just sign up for free here.)   Even mnemonics doesn’t really hold a candle to spaced-repetition flash cards programs. This technology, spaced-repetition flash card technology, wasn’t widely available before about 2010, in a big way. It automatically serves up […]

40% of Frenchpod101.com 2,000 Word Vocabulary Spaced Repetition Card Deck September 17 2017

(Get 20 Bonus Videos from Frenchpod101 here. And/or, just sign up for free here.)   For years I couldn’t learn French vocabulary. I’d make lists, make cards, buy cards, and nothing really would stick. Especially over time, the vocabulary would evaporate. Frenchpod101.com changed everything. The reason is their turn-key system of spaced-repetition vocabulary study. It automatically […]

Memorizing vocabulary is like hiking new territory

Memorizing a language vocabulary is a kind of endurance exercise. Slow endurance. And pleasant, like walking. It’s also exploration. Your brain sizzles with new connections. Memorizing a language vocabulary has much in common with hiking a national park which is new to you. But walking aimlessly is a danger to meaningful progress. You need a […]

Actual Fluency Blog S3E13 – Keith Swayne: Languages over Coffee

  This podcast has Kris Boholm interviewing Keith Swayne, a polyglot who has turned his interest in culture, humanity, and languages into a lifestyle business. “It’s not that you’re in love with phrasal verbs…. it’s a social experience… It’s about connecting with people.” Show notes How Keith turned a very negative start in language learning […]

This forecast shows the power of my system to virtually download French fluency into your brain

This Anki Flash Card Deck forecast shows how fast Anki helps you download foreign language fluency into your brain. See how few reviews are forecast in the coming days? Why is that? It’s because Anki helped me do the heavy lifting in the last two weeks. How can I claim an increase in fluency? What are […]