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Learn Russian With Extensive Reading And Flash Cards

Adrianus Van den End

Do You Want To Read Russian? Here's your chance. Read Russian Fairy Tales or Short Stories with every word having a mouse-over pop-up translation. Even with a small vocabulary it's easy to read the Russian text because of the fast and immersive translation. Check out our .gif video below and wait until it gets to the flash card list of my words. The question mark in the software allows you to see the sentence that the word is taken from.   Learn Vocabulary With Flash Cards The software calculates the number of times you have to practice new words by...


How I Learned To Read And Understand Hungarian In 48 Hours

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Background Of My Endeavors In Hungarian This is a Blog on how I learned to read and understand Hungarian in November 2015, when I got to intermediate level and could read kids books or fairy tales, and had to put the learning project on pause, and then continued in January 2016 and finished it. It comes down to learning to read Hungarian bestsellers in about 50 hours, mainly spent while reading or practicing words in the evening. The key to learning this extraordinarily fast is extensive/intensive reading with immediate meaning available, and spaced repetition practice of words not occurring often...


Preview Of Our iOS And Android Reader App

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Available Soon on Apple or Windows Computer, Tablet or Smartphone We're working on a new and more dynamic version of the software that we currently have for Windows PC. It is to have a library storing all of your intelligent e-books to learn to read foreign languages. It will optionally either show interlinear or pop-up format. It should be showing either books or stories. Here is a version showing your books and those available to you in the shop library (grayed out). When the book you own is clicked, the App will take you to the interlinear version. Interlinear or...


Check Out Our French Interlinear Books On Amazon

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Just Recently We Came Out With Interlinear E-Book Versions Of Our French Software End of 2015 and beginning of 2016 we introduced a new version of our language learning e-books. Think of a super foreign reader enabling you to read fast and see all the meanings immediately. The interlinear version is just that, it has the word-for-word translations and any idiomatic explanations immediately visible via dual line interlinear. See all of them on Amazon here: Learn French - Beginner Stories This e-book is not the longest we have created, but for its size it holds a fair number of new...


Guest Blog on Being Bilingual

Janine De Vries

Bilingual brains When we were moving to Canada with two young kids, I was first wondering whether we should put our kids into language classes. People who shared this experience told me not to bother. And they were right. The kids picked up the totally new language in no time. At first they were a little shy, not so much talking in English but understanding a lot after a few weeks already. Once they started Kindergarten they really took off. Within two months or so, they were fluent. We have to make an effort to keep up their Dutch now!...


Introducing Bermuda Word Interlinear E-Books With Word-For-Word Translation

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Our E-Books Now Available In Interlinear Format We're happy to announce that we're planning interlinear versions of all our e-books. It's a slow process but we're converting our current works to interlinear e-books by the day. We're still looking at how and where to publish them. At this moment we have a Kindle version available, so you'll need the Kindle app. So for now, find them here on Amazon: Amazon interlinear Bermuda Word e-books Now you can read the texts available in our software based e-books "offline". You can read them in the bus or on the beach, and in...


Guest Blog on Learning Spanish

Janine De Vries

Starting Spanish With Bermuda Word I started reading the Spanish pop-up stories with no background in Spanish at all. I did have a background in French, which helped me getting started because I knew some similar words and basic grammar. My first stories were fairy tales . Although I had not heard all of those stories before, it was easy because it is not too difficult to understand the clues in a fairy tale. It is also fun because after a few pages you already are repeating the very basic words (pollo, dice, rey, habia, un dia, ciudad, informar) and...


Celebrating A Year And Uploading Our Fifth French E-Book

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The Holidays Are Here - Time To Get To Work! Most of us will have some time left for language study, or are going to decide on their projects for the new year. And we've got something to celebrate, with a year up and running, and producing over 50,000 words worth of French pop-up translated e-books, or more than 230,000 words of translated languages in total, and probably over 500,000 words of translation to English and Dutch by now! Time to look back at all our products and how you can use them to become fluent in the coming year!  ...


Reading Yourself Towards Fluency

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First Grow Your Vocabulary Immersive reading is a satisfying activity that greatly improves your grasp of a language. Where a conversation might make you meet 500 words, a short book already gives you 50,000. Even if your aim is to converse with flair, doing so is only possible with enough vocabulary. You can waste a long time doing painful exercises in communication and still have a very limited vocabulary. Getting fluent in reading and listening will take you only a fraction of that time when doing it the right way, and after that it's much easier getting fluent in writing and...


The Potential Of Software Supported Language Learning

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The Potential Of Software Supported Language Learning

100 Years Of Language Learning Existing courses, books and institutes that teach languages are all set up in the same way. They are designed for a scholastic learning structure. They offer tidbits of language learning over a certain period, often years. The basic atoms of language study used are pieces of texts, lists of words, and hints of rules. The rule taught is used in the text and does something with a word from the list. For example, John enters a restaurant and orders something, which gives us a bunch of words associated with a restaurant, and a grammar rule explaining...


Top Eight Free Resources Of French Language Learning

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Tags learn french, learn read french

Here Is A List Of Sites That Can Be Used For Learning French If you want to learn French and you're looking for quality resources, here's a list of sites that we use ourselves. We'll start at the beginning, how to learn French when you're an absolute beginner. The fastest way to learn a language is to get a bit of understanding of French grammar and some basic vocabulary, preferably knowledge of a few French root words and how other words are formed from these as well. You can also view these paragraphs as the steps to learn French as...


Three Times Ten Steps To Learn Dutch

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Tags Dutch Grammar, Learn Dutch, Learn Read Dutch, Read Dutch

Ten Steps To Understand Dutch Grammar And Learn To Read Dutch Here we'll list ten steps you can take to read Dutch and to understand what you're reading. It comes down to understanding the language and then consuming it. You don't have to rote learn all the grammar, but it is a good idea to get a comparative understanding of Dutch grammar before you start to read. Understand in general what grammar is and learn basic concepts - What are nouns, verbs, pronouns, articles? If you don't know, check out our Blog item on generic grammar concepts here! If you do know already,...


Learn To Read And Understand Swedish Fast And Easy

Fast And Visible Progress Bermuda Word Software powered E-Books with Swedish Fairytales and Swedish Short Stories are an effective tool to help you learn Swedish, in down to two months time. Because you can even read difficult Swedish fast with the immediate pop-up translation, you can read a few pages every day and learn dozens of words using the spaced repetition. Half an hour of reading fun and practicing words a day adds up to one e-book of 150 pages and almost 2000 new words a month, and two Bermuda Word Swedish e-books in two months, if you like. With...


The Theory Behind The Methods Used In Bermuda Word E-Books

Bermuda Word E-Books Show Visible Results Fast As you can see from the number of words in every Bermuda Word e-book, the total goal of these e-books is quite ambitious. We're reading full stories here, not 200 word paragraphs in a text book or on a website. However, the fact that it is real stories written down by actual authors of the foreign language, makes those stories a lot more interesting than a tiny article about someones dog. And stories plucked from the language's cultural bagage have a lot more educational value. You're actually reading in the foreign language even...


Learn French Fast With Bermuda Word E-Books

Start Off With Bermuda Word French Fairytales This e-book has been designed to suit beginners in the French language. Because of the pop-up translation you'll read easily through the chapters and with help of the spaced repetition you'll learn a lot of new words. Bermuda Word French Fairytales contains eight chapters with more than 10,000 words to read, of which 1400 are new, a lot of which are the most used words that you will encounter in French, so a valuable asset. Continue With French Beginner Stories Starting with French Beginner Stories is already a lot easier when you have...


Progress In Reading Comprehension With Bermuda Word E-Books

Words Known And Root Recognition Learning a language can be much fun and it is very fulfilling when you can finally read a book or understand something that's spoken in a movie or news item. However, 95% procent of people trying to learn a language never reach that stage. Presumably this is because of the boring lessons and artificial texts that go with them, or with the lack of visible progress and even those that manage to finish a regular course will find out that they cannot read a book yet or understand what's been said in the movie. Getting...


Progress To Reading German By Yourself Fast And Easy

From 50 Percent Unknown Words To 10 Percent When you start off with Bermuda Word e-books as a beginner in general the first chapter contains about 50% unknown words. This goes down fast as you learn the most common articles, operators and pronouns. If you finish your first Bermuda Word e-book you're at 20% unknown words or lower already for new chapters. When starting the next Bermuda Word e-book, if it is a Bermuda Word Short Stories, with generally more complex words, you start at just over 24% where without having finished the Fairytales, you would have had much more...


The Ultimate Tool To Learn Languages Fast And Easy

Proud To Announce The Latest Version Of Bermuda Word E-Book Software We've been busy this Summer and finally we're happy to show you the new version of Bermuda Word intelligent e-book software, integrated in all e-books that you download from us, and our secret weapon for you to learn languages fast and easy. We'll show you the three great new updates that we made. First we changed the look of the e-book to make it more reader-like, and to have the option to hide the menu so reading is more natural. Secondly, we enhanced the settings page so it's even easier to configure a...


Learn To Read Indonesian Fast And Easy

Learn Indonesian With Bermuda Word E-Books When you're still doubting the effectiveness of our e-books, download the free try out version of Indonesian Folktales and see how easy it is to read the Indonesian language and learn any new words via the testing. Notice how the software will ignore any high frequency (easy) words and focus on the low frequency (difficult) ones, and how you can set the practice reminder schedule for new words you learn.   Bermuda Word E-Books With Spaced Repetition Software Read Indonesian easily with the manual pop-up translation in context. Any new words you encounter can be practiced...


French Language Reading In Three Times Ten Steps

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Ten Steps To Understand French Grammar And Learn To Read French Here we'll list ten steps you can take to read French and to understand what you're reading. It comes down to understanding the Language and then consuming it. Understand the basic concepts of grammar - What are nouns, verbs, pronouns, articles? If you don't know, check out our Blog item on generic grammar concepts here! If you do know already, go to step 2. Find French grammatic components in actual texts - Check out the text in the third part of this article, containing a chapter of French Beginner Stories, for examples of verbs, nouns, pronouns, articles...


Learn To Read Polish Fast And Easy With Bermuda Word E-Books

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Tags beginners, Language, learn, learn to read a foreign language, Polish, read, stories

Try Out Our Bermuda Word - Polish Fairytales - Demo You finished or are in a basic Polish course but want to become fluent. When you're interested in our e-books, download the free try out version of Polish Fairytales and see how easy it is to read the Polish language and learn any new words via the testing. Notice how the software will ignore any high frequency (easy) words and focus on the low frequency (difficult) ones, and how you can set the practice reminder schedule for new words you learn.   Bermuda Word E-Books With Spaced Repetition Software Read Polish easily with the...


Download Hungarian Fairytales Demo Now

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Tags Hungarian, Language, learn, learn to read a foreign language, read, stories

Learn Hungarian With Bermuda Word E-Books When you're still doubting the effectiveness of our e-books, download the free try out version of Hungarian Fairy Tales and see how easy it is to read the Hungarian language and learn any new words via the testing. Notice how the software will ignore any high frequency (easy) words and focus on the low frequency (difficult) ones, and how you can set the practice reminder schedule for new words you learn. Also check out our last Blog article on the steps to learn Hungarian if you need some guidance.   Bermuda Word E-Books With Spaced Repetition Software...


Learn To Read French With French Beginners Stories

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Tags beginners, French, Language, learn, learn to read a foreign language, read, stories

New Product Added To Bermuda Word E-Books We added another product to the Bermuda Word e-books library, French Beginners Stories. There's now more than 6000 unique French words in total to learn using our e-books. Read and learn French with fun and ease! Although we call this Beginner Stories it has a lot of new words, and to start out with French Fairytales is the easier story (see our 15 August article on version 3.0 of Bermuda Word software).   Why Is This E-Book A Very Good Way To Begin French Reading It has pop-up translation in context, manually created...


Three Times Ten Steps To Learn Hungarian

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Tags Grammar, Hungarian, Language, Learn

Ten Steps To Understand Hungarian Grammar And Learn To Read Hungarian Here we'll list ten steps you can take to read Hungarian and to understand what you're reading. Understand the basic concepts of grammar - What are nouns, verbs, pronouns, articles? Check out our Blog item on generic grammar concepts here! Find Hungarian grammatic components in actual texts - Check our text below for examples of verbs, nouns, pronouns, articles and coordinating conjunctions to learn the main components that you'll encounter. When hovering over a word you'll see its meaning and {} will indicate which grammatical component it is. And you'll learn...


Learning To Read English For Dutch Students

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Tags learn English for Dutch, leer Engels

Bermuda Word Has New Products In Store For Dutch Students Of English If you're Dutch and need to spruce up your English or want your kids to learn English, here's the way to do it. Reading Fairytales or Short Stories in English with immediate pop-up Dutch translation in context. Bermuda Word Products contain software that checks the frequency of words that you don't know in the text and will subsequently make you practice only the words that occur very few times. This way your vocabulary training is efficient. The software configuration settings also allow you to set Spaced Repetition in...