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Flimzy
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71 votes
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Are there any studies which address the effectiveness of studying multiple related languages simultaneously?

32 votes
6 answers
6k views

What are the drawbacks to Duolingo?

32 votes
4 answers
3k views

How can I describe my language proficiency in an internationally recognized way?

29 votes
6 answers
1k views

Why do experts recommend learning Esperanto?

27 votes
3 answers
389 views

How can language learning techniques be compared for effectiveness?

23 votes
7 answers
1k views

What approaches can I take to overcome 'leeches'?

18 votes
3 answers
1k views

Is there any software for minimal-pair training?

17 votes
3 answers
164 views

How can I help a person improve their L2 pronunciation?

17 votes
2 answers
235 views

What metrics can be used to gauge language similarity?

16 votes
5 answers
2k views

How can I help a language student overcome the "mental block" to learn?

16 votes
3 answers
267 views

Is "difficulty" an inherent trait in language?

14 votes
2 answers
211 views

Grading vocabulary: How correct is necessary?

14 votes
5 answers
2k views

Pros and cons of using IPA over other phonetic alphabets

14 votes
4 answers
3k views

What advantages, if any, are there for learning the IPA when studying a language with phonetic spelling?

11 votes
2 answers
618 views

When to remove a word from Anki

10 votes
1 answer
198 views

Are there studies on the effectiveness of Rosetta Stone as a language learning tool?

10 votes
2 answers
254 views

Is there a web site for minimal pairs in arbitrary languages?

9 votes
2 answers
209 views

How to overcome verb tense confusion

9 votes
2 answers
66 views

How can I retain attendees at my Conversation Practice meetups?

8 votes
2 answers
126 views

How can I advance beyond conversational proficiency while not immersed?

6 votes
1 answer
68 views

How can I improve my L2 skills in circumlocution?

5 votes
0 answers
101 views

How long does the "priming" effect last for vocabulary study?