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Being a Heritage Language Speaker

Being a heritage language speaker is a thing, especially in countries where there are/were a lot of immigrants. A heritage language speaker is a speaker that grows up learning a language that is not the dominant language of the country of residence. I am one of these speakers; I grew up speaking Japanese in the…

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Things English-Speakers Should Know About Portuguese

So this is exactly what the title implies. Whether you are familiar with Portuguese, are learning Portuguese, work with Portuguese speakers, or are just looking to learn something about the language, I have complied a list of things that I believe are important and imperative to the successful learning of the Portuguese language that is…

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How to Motivate Yourself in Language Learning

Motivation is one of the key factors to effectively learning a language, and learning a language takes a lot of work, and sometimes a lot of motivation. No matter how much we like or love learning (or have to learn), there are periods of time where we seem to burn out and want to stop…