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Wondering how to engage students in language learning?

Have you ever felt like your students aren’t engaged in learning a foreign language? When I was first learning my second language, Spanish, many of my classmates and I were overwhelmed with the concept of a new language. We wanted to translate everything directly from English and didn’t understand that languages don’t directly translate. So […]

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How I learned Spanish, and how FluentKey helps language learners

Globally, more and more people are learning other languages. Perhaps this comes from a more global world. These days, everyone has contact with more people from different backgrounds, culture, and countries. Mostly, this is from globalization and technologies connecting us with more and more people. Language learning apps provide grammar, vocabulary, and sometimes audio and […]

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I’m going to France! Should I be scared about practicing my French with “rude” Parisians? What if I can’t understand them?

I’m going to Paris! I’m super excited! As you should be! Paris is a wonderfully beautiful city with great history and more visitors per year than any other city in the world! But… What is it? So the problem is, I’ve heard a lot of jokes about how rude and/or mocking French people can be […]

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The Importance of Input

The one question that my students ask me all the time is, “How do I REALLY learn a language? How can I become fluent?” And I always like to share this simple rule:  “What goes in, is what goes out.” In other words, in order to be able to produce language, first you have to […]

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This Week in FluentKey

Hey awesome teachers, Thanks so much for checking out our beta launch. We’ve heard a lot of great things about Fluentkey from you guys. We also got some fantastic feedback and suggestions. Keep them coming–that’s what beta is for! Expect constant improvements to Fluentkey throughout this process: new videos, new features, new bug fixes, new […]

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Welcome to the FluentKey Beta!

Say hello to FluentKey, a brand new learning platform designed by language teachers for language teachers. JOIN THE BETA! BRING YOUR CLASS TO LIFE WITH A LIBRARY OF AUTHENTIC REAL-WORLD VIDEOS.Access hundreds of fun, engaging videos in the world’s most popular languages. Find the perfect video for your students by filtering for category, theme, and […]