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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

How to have a successful language exchange

Here are some great tips to having a successful language exchange. The first thing you need to do is to communicate your expectations. Some people are only at events to make friends and I’ve experienced many who just keep talking in English even though we have multiple languages in common…

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