Sentence building: Go beyond words with Tatoeba

A dictionary won't always help you learn words in their natural habitat: the sentence.

Learning and assimilating vocabulary in a foreign language isn’t simply¬†a case of learning lists of words: context matters. Just like a careful zoologist observing animals in the wild, it’s important to study words in their natural habitat: the sentence. Conversely,… Continue reading

Conversation fillers

Parrots chatting

A common frustration when you’re moving from beginner to intermediate level in a language (A1/A2 to B1/B2 using the CEFR scale) is the stilted nature of the language you produce – short, functional, clipped and often isolated sentences that make… Continue reading