All posts by Simon Goodall

Get ready for Russia! – with Irina

Irina lives in Moscow where she teaches and blogs about Russian. She told us how Russia is getting ready for the World Cup, linguistically and culturally, and gave us her tips for who will win

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Life-long learning on the road

Ever wondered how truck drivers cope with language barriers as they travel across Europe? – Meet Pete, who learnt his languages on the road

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The Rosetta Stone app

The Rosetta Stone app allows you to learn away from home, as you travel, commute or whenever you have a spare moment. With all learning materials available for download in advance, you don’t even need

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Meet the intrepid linguist Michele

I was keen to interview Michele. Not just because she is so well travelled, but because she has such a genuine passion for languages. She has learnt several languages already, including achieving fluency

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How to find the motivation to work hard and learn?

Life coach and speaker of 4 languages, Naomi Susan Issacs shares tips on how we can all motivate ourselves to start and to keep learning.

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Why Mum’s education is important too

Pursuing further education as a mother not only brings multiple personal benefits, it can also lead to better educational outcomes for children too.

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Learning Chinese in the year of the dog

As a new year dawns in China, we’ve been finding out a bit more about Mandarin. What it is, how to learn it and why you might want to start in this ‘year of the dog’.

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How to find the right words for Romance this Valentine’s

To help out all you helpless romantics this Valentines, Rosetta Stone has been taking advice from some experts in the art of verbal love-making….

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How do language tutor sessions work?

Curious about what it feels like to take an online tutor session with Rosetta Stone? – read about my last German class with Noah.

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Why many people are quitting traditional language learning classes and going online

The language classroom can be a frustrating place. As you walk into your new class for the first time, you know that your happiness hangs on several factors that you cannot control

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Rosetta Stone Native Tutors – Everything you need to know

If you don’t know exactly the right word, you use what you do know to work around the problem and get the point across. It’s better to use the little you know, than to learn a lot and be too scared

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BUILT TO LAST – 25 years of intuitive learning with Rosetta Stone

Rosetta Stone created the world’s first immersive language learning method, a programme that, from the very start, was about using technology to transport users into real-life learning situations. This

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