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A simple Google search can get you anywhere. There really are no excuses why you’re not already jetting off to your next adventure. (You can work from anywhere these days, right?) But beyond landing you a cheap flight, great hotel, and a delicious restaurant, our online world is making it easier than ever on another front, too: learning another language.
There are no more excuses, my fellow Americans. Sure, “everyone speaks English” but did you know that you’re also kind of a jerk for not learning how to say, “hi,” “bye,” and “thank you?” Really – three words is all it takes. And with these online options, you can learn even more.
Livemocha is like Chatroulette for learning. A $9.95 per month subscription fee will get you access to native speakers from all over the world. And we all know the best way to learn is by immersion.
Yabla is a language immersion site that focuses on learning through watching with features like dual language subtitles and slow play. Authentic online video from TV shows to film to music gives non-natives a peek into local life for only $9.95 per month.
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