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Visual Language Learning

Vocabulary Training Visual tools help with memorizing words. Rosetta Stone and similar online versions like Busuu use it to train your vocabulary or short sentences. A word or sentence is shown with a picture added. Visualisation helps learning. However, just as learning a list of words without context restricts your vocabulary to a kind of foreign language grocery list, a picture of a ball or a color will not do too much for your vocabulary training. A picture should tell a story. Art and Language Learning The art in the Fairytales and Short Stories products has been selected to fit into the...


Tips and Tricks to Reading a Foreign Language

Get Started At Reading As fast as possible. Maybe obvious, but not for all. There's a widespread notion that learning languages is all about cramming word lists or generic conversations, but the only way to learn a language fluently is through reading. There's graded readers for this, and online texts with pop-up translation, and the best texts to read are of course those that have correct manual translation as we offer at Bermuda Word. These texts keep you reading and don't force you to look up words in a dictionary, so keeps reading in a foreign language fast and easy....


Vocabulary Practice

Never A Goal In Itself Vocabulary practice should never be a goal in itself. Do you want to remember a list of words? What use is that, unless it's your grocery list? What you need is to remember words embedded in sentences or combined with specific other words. When you are looking for the French word for "Father", in the best case when you were taught at school, you will think of "Mon père fume une pipe" and then you will think hey, "Father" was "Père", now I remember. In the worst case you'll just remember "Père" if it was...