Resources

I get a lot of requests asking what software / apps / books I recommend. I thought it would be helpful to create a list of my favorite resources.

Many of them have changed and enriched my life in many ways. I hope you’ll find them as useful as I do. Enjoy!

Improving Your Memory

Often described as ”digital flashcards on steroids”. This programme is much more efficient than traditional study methods, you can either greatly decrease your time spent studying, or greatly increase the amount you learn.

Protecting Your Time
  • Blocking websites
Unless you’re a Buddhist monk, you probably spend too much time browsing various time-devouring websites. Download these programmes to set which ones should be blocked and for how long.

Leechblock – for Mozilla
StayFocusd – for Chrome

Languages
  • Go abroad for almost completely free

I know – it sounds a tad surreal. However, thousands of people around the world have already done!

The idea behind the website is simple – you choose a host in a country of your choice. In return for you work (4-5 h per day) they provide you with shelter and food.

www.WorkAway.info

Read this article to learn more about the pros and cons of this website.

  • Find something to talk about

It doesn’t matter if you practise speaking with your language partner, teacher or you just talk to yourself. The following websites cover almost every socially acceptable topic which might crop up during your conversations.

http://www.esldiscussions.com/

http://iteslj.org/questions/

 

  • Multilingual translations of your favorite songs

LyricsTranslate.com contains over 290k multilingual translations of all kinds of songs.
The translations are available in dozens of languages. Read this article to learn more.

 

Books

Coming soon

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