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Andreas’ first Thanksgiving

I know, I know, Thanksgiving was on Thursday, and we’re one day late. So what? šŸ˜‰ It’s still “Thanksgiving weekend”, so we’re close enough…

Close enough for what?

Close enough to present you Andreas’ first Thanksgiving:

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Have a great weekend,

Thomas

Now we are talking…

Just stumbled across Robert Wolf, a beatboxer from Germany. I didn’t really know what this was so I youtubed it (here we go again, new word creation, I’ve got to stop). Before I explain, here’s the video (fast forward to 1:03 min):

Unbelievable, it sounds like he can talk / sing / make noises simultaneously. Now, how about talking in two languages simultaneously? No need for subtitles any more šŸ™‚

Have a great weekend,

Andreas

It’s raining here in Hamburg

I don’t know but right now it seems Hamburg could win this week’s competition of rainiest (is that a word? -> I love creating new words!!!) city in the world. The Hamburg weather is going to be a disappointment all weekend as well. Honestly, it can’t be worse in London or Seattle. OK, enough of that. You might think that when I start commenting about the weather I have nothing else to write about. Yes, you might be right. But this time I actually have some good news: We have finally launched our international version of the vocabulary lessons. By now, we have more than 350 lessons ready to be learned. I think that this is a huge number but with 11 languages up and running there is still room for improvement. OK, that’s it for today and this week. Go home or learn our example lesson.

Andreas

Good bye, flash card box

After thousands and thousands of hours of developing the greatest new software on Earth we softlaunched (is that a word?) our new vocabulary trainer last week. Maybe it wasn’t thousands but it certainly felt like it the last days, getting the trainer up and running. Since yesterday the brand-new vocabulary trainer is running on the German version. We will launch the other language versions in the next couple of days, so don’t worry. The cool thing is that we can already offer a couple of hundred different vocabulary sets. But the even cooler thing is that you can create your own vocabulary set and share it with other users. As with the language quizzes, all of our language loving users will really appreciate any work you share. So, say goodbye to your old-fashioned flash card box and use our brand-new virtual box. The sneak preview for our international readers is available in German.
If you have any suggestions or comments regarding the new vocabulary trainer, just drop me a line (yes, we are already working on some improvements which are going to be included in the next couple of weeks).

Andreas