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Using The World Around You To Build Your Vocabulary


We hear it a lot: it’s difficult to learn German or Swiss German in Switzerland, because everybody answers in English, everybody speaks English, the jobs are in English and often also the private network. While this is helpful in the beginning, it might be rather frustrating when actually wanting to learn German or Swiss German.

That’s true, it is a lot harder to learn a new language without ...

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How “Micro-Commitments” Can Skyrocket Your German Learning


How has your German learning progressed recently? Are you still practicing every day? Do you still notice little things about your environment and integrate them into your brain bank?


Often when we start a new language we have a burst of enthusiasm which propels us for days or weeks, and our new learnings give us a great sense of achievement.


But sometimes the devil known as “procrastination” creeps into our ...

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Felicia's Testimonial


One of our students wrote us this awesome letter:

"I tried learning German with many structured, well organised classes and after almost a year of taking them intensively, (and this was after several years of taking classes less intensively while working) I finally was quite positive I could not learn German fluently in any reasonable amount of time.  Then someone connected me to UNUmondo and it made all the difference ...

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Your Inner Dialogue and The Power of Affirmations


When I was little, my Mum used to tell my brother and me to watch our negative thoughts. She kept telling us how our beliefs shape our realities. We even had stickers with sentences such as "Ich bin stark. Ich bin mutig. Ich kann das." on our mirror. I thought it was so ridiculous. How was it possible that only a thought and a repeated sentence can have such an ...

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Your Attitude Affects How You Learn Languages


The way you approach language learning has a huge influence on how effective your learning is. Come to think of it, the way you approach any learning is key to your overall success.

But why is that? Surely, the act of practicing your pronunciation and doing all the grammar exercises is enough to cram the information into your memory. It worked at school, right?

Nope. Not even close to working ...

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