You speak Malgasy, I learn Malgasy — let’s be friends! Isn’t that the best way to practice?

Passion for language learning is what brings people of HelloTalk together. Everyone on HelloTalk is a learner 🤓

The chat provides key functions to make your language exchange effective, but…

… you know what I’m going to say…

There is no hiding from the truth. 👉 You still sometimes need to sit down and spend time learning vocabulary and grammar!

But! Worry not. There are methods and tools 🛠 to make even this, — sometimes scary! — aspect of language learning quick and easy.

This section of the blog will break down for you the latest news from the science of linguistics, pedagogy, and ed-tech. The more you learn, the more efficiently you can practice on HelloTalk! 😎


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