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How Drops' Spanish translator works
Language Learning
May 2, 2019

An Interview with a Translator: How Spanish Translator Berenice Font Works

This article is a part of a series where we interview the team behind Drops, sharing a bit about what they do, how they started working in the language field,…
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Language Learning
April 25, 2019

Learning Hungarian with Drops: The Final Mission

It’s here, the moment you’ve been waiting for! Everything that I worked towards as a part of my surprise Hungarian language project led to this moment--surprising the founders of Drops…
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Language Learning
April 18, 2019

Learning Hungarian with Drops: Milestone 7

The final week arrived as I stepped off the plane in Budapest, the big moment only days away. Because I was surprising the founders of Drops with the fact I…
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Language Learning
April 4, 2019

Learning Hungarian with Drops: Milestone 6

Throughout the challenge, I planned on studying daily with Drops. I hoped that by the end of the project, I’d have had the time to learn all the words currently…
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How Drops' Italian Translator Viola Librenti works
Language Learning
March 28, 2019

An Interview with a Translator: How Drops’ Italian Translator Viola Librenti Works

This article is a part of a series where we interview the team behind Drops, sharing a bit about what they do, how they started working in the language field,…
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Learning Hungarian with Drops: Milestone 5
Language Learning
March 21, 2019

Learning Hungarian with Drops: Milestone 5

When I first start studying a language with a tutor, many of our first lessons are either scripted (I prepare a short script and practice it with the tutor) or…
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Tú Versus Usted: The Different Ways to Say “You” in Spanish
Language Learning
March 14, 2019

Tú Versus Usted: The Different Ways to Say “You” in Spanish

The following article is a guest post by one of the resident translators at Drops. You can find more information about the writer at the end of the article. Nowadays,…
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Memory Champion Nelson Dellis shares his tips for memorizing vocabulary in a new language
Language Learning
February 28, 2019

Using Mnemonics and Other Techniques to Memorize New Words

When learning a new language, there’s one thing you need to know a lot of--words. Mastering new vocabulary can seem like a mountainous task, but with a little creativity, it…
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Language Learning
February 21, 2019

10 Maori Words and Expressions You Should Know

There is a Maori expression, ko te reo Māori te hāo te Māoritanga that means “the Maori language is the essence of Maori identity.” Languages and the words they’re comprised…
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Brunch in Budapest, Hungary after learning Hungarian
Language Learning
February 7, 2019

Learning Hungarian with Drops: Milestone 4

Feedback is an essential part of learning any language. With feedback, you gain a sense of direction, more quickly pinpoint areas you need to work on, and get acknowledgement for…
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