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All my language learning tips, experiences and stories!

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Lindie Botes

How to get the most out of italki (+ free credits)

Here are some tried and tested tips on making the most of your lessons on italki, as well as how to find a language exchange partner.

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Languages
Lindie Botes

How to choose a language to learn

It’s always exciting learning a new language, but choosing one feels like a huge level of commitment… as much as you have the motivation to learn a new language, you just can’t bring yourself to choose one to start with! It makes sense: language learning is personal. Your life, choices,

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Languages
Lindie Botes

Tutoring a language: All you need to know

MY BACKGROUND IN TUTORINGI started tutoring when my mom, an English teacher, moved to Japan and passed her students on to me. I mostly learnt from watching her give lessons. It helps if you’re a language learner yourself – you’ll figure out what the best way to learn a language

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