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#UberIceCream Delivery: Smiles at the Office!

Friday, July 15th, 2016

We still don’t have Pokemon Go here in Tokyo, but we do have free ice cream with #UberIceCream!

#UberIceCream

Today 400 cities around the world are enjoying frozen desserts delivered by Uber. Tokyo was one of the cities, so it was the perfect opportunity for the Innovative Language team to enjoy the refreshments.

The timing couldn’t have been more perfect: a sad grey sky, rain, and high temperatures because summer in Tokyo is not a joke. What better way to enjoy the Friday, the infamous last push before the weekend, than with  ICE CREAM?! It’s a universal way to create happiness.

And this is what happened after we had an unexpected ice cream break, with a bag full of Ben & Jerry’s delivered by Uber to our office in Akasaka! There was ice cream for everyone, some colourful shirts, and pins to complete a perfect scene as we savoured the Bourbon Brown Butter or Dark Chocolate Brownie flavors!

 

Whether you’re an Uber driver or part of the #TeamTaxi, never forget that it’s possible to learn a language in your car!

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New Feature! Finally… An Easy, Step-by-Step Path for Learning Languages!

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

Hello Listener,

Want a guaranteed, step-by-step way to learn a language – without getting lost or wondering what to learn next? Just imagine yourself going from….

  • “I only know a few phrases”…to speaking with confidence
  • Not having enough words to finally expressing yourself
  • Not being able to read and write to mastering it all
  • And imagine going from Absolute Beginner Level to Beginner… all the way up to Advanced

Imagine you had a path – designed by our language teachers – that took you to fluency! Interested? If so, read this newsletter carefully to learn more!

You get just that with Learning Paths: your new study tool at Innovative Language! Here’s how you take advantage of Learning Paths – your step-by-step roadmap to mastering your target language – at any of our 34 Language Learning Sites.

Click Here to Get Your Free Lifetime Account & Access Learning Paths!

1) Choose Your Learning Level on the Top Left Side of the Page.
You already selected this when you signed up. Based on your level, you’ll get the Learning Paths and lessons that are right for you. When you change your level, we will add recommended courses for the new level as well.

Choose Your Learning Level on the Top Left Side of the Page.

2) Take the Learning Path to Mastering Language with “My Pathway”
Inside “My Pathway,” you will see your recommended learning paths based on your level. All lessons have been handpicked by our language teachers. To see more recommended paths, simply click on “See All” and to start learning, click on the blue “Study Now” button.

Take the Learning Path to Mastering Japanese with “My Pathway”<br />

3) We Guide You From the Lesson #1 ‘til the Last – Until You Reach Your Goals
You’ll never be confused about what lesson to take next. Once you’re done with a lesson, click on “Mark as Complete” and we will take you to the next lesson. You’re guided every step of the way until you reach your language learning goals – whether learning to read or write, reaching fluency or simply speaking with confidence.

We Guide You From the Lesson #1 ‘til the Last – Until You Reach Your Goals<br />

4) See Your Learning Progress Grow with Dynamic Charts
Want to know how far your language has come along? Don’t worry, we track your progress so you can see exactly how much effort and dedication you’ve put in. This is perfect for learners who are motivated by seeing their progress grow!

See Your Japanese Learning Progress Grow with Dynamic Charts

5) Want to Customize Your Learning Paths?
Want to add some Writing Lessons, Pronunciation Lessons or Listening Lessons? Customize your Learning Paths by adding more lessons. Simply click on “Add A New Path” and find the paths that fit your goals and interests!

Want to Customize Your Learning Paths?

Click Here to Get Your Free Lifetime Account & Access Learning Paths!

What Makes Learning Paths So Special?

  • Set Your Learning Level & Get Lessons Perfect for Your Needs
  • Your Courses & Paths Are Designed by Language Teachers
  • Never Get Lost – Always Know What Lessons to Study or Review
  • No Confusion – We Guide You Every Step of the Way
  • Track Your Learning Progress with Dynamic Charts
  • Reach Your Goals (whether speaking, reading, writing or listening)
  • Customize Your Paths for Your Needs & Add the Course You Want

We’ll Guide You From Zero to Fluency.

Access it right now on the Dashboard of any of our 34 Language Learning Sites.

To Your Fluency,

Team Innovative Language

Top 10 Korean Dramas to Help You Learn Korean

Friday, April 15th, 2016

The best thing about learning Korean through dramas is that dramas are fun. And when you fall in love with a good story, you can use some of that obsession to power your learning. In addition to boosting your vocabulary, dramas allow you to learn better pronunciation and intonation and it helps you improve your listening comprehension skills. Much like Japanese Anime, Korean dramas have a variety of themes, which means that there’s something for every one. K-drama, after all, is not just about confessing one’s love, heart breaks and teenage crushes.

Here is how you can boost your Korean Skills with the Help of K-Drama:
1. Pick a show you can enjoy. Learning a language has to be fun, or else it just doesn’t work.
2. Re-watch and Shadow. Try watching every episode at least twice. During the re-watch, try shadowing the conversation: repeat what the characters are saying, even if you don’t understand it completely.
3. Couple your drama watching with fun Korean lessons. Sign up to KoreanClass101.com for FREE and start learning with our Absolute Beginner lessons!

The Top 5 Reasons To Learn A New Language… NOW!

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016


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 Are you currently debating whether or not to learn a new language?

You aren’t alone. Learning a new language requires a huge investment of time, and often money as well. That’s why so many people are hesitant to spend the amount of effort required to become fluent in another language. However, learning a new language can be one of the most rewarding experiences in life and there are a number of reasons why you should start studying one… and start studying now!

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More Opportunities
That’s right. It’s not rocket science. A new language can open up many new doors. You’re able to work in countries other than your own, leading to a world of new opportunities. It can also qualify you for many new jobs in your home country as well! There are tons of employers who look to hire multilingual professionals every year!

Meeting New People
This may be one of the most rewarding parts of learning a new language. You’ll be able to get to know speakers of other languages on a more personal level. Meeting people from around the world is one of the main reasons people begin to study a language, so don’t ever feel like making new friends isn’t a good enough reason to start studying!

Exploring A Different Culture
Whether you decide to live abroad, or you’re just taking a vacation, knowing the local language will give you the ability to better understand the people and culture of a different country. This can open your eyes to not only their country, but your country as well! You can understand how people see your home from their perspective.

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Health Benefits
Good news! Studying a new language actually comes with health benefits! Studying a new language helps keep your brain sharp! By studying every day, you’re helping your mind fight off the old age and stay fresh!

Because It’s Fun
When it comes down to it, learning a new language is just plain fun! There’s always something new to learn and the rewards are endless! Whether your goal is to meet new people or to get a job in a new country, language learning is something that is actually enjoyable!

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There are millions of reasons to learn a new language, so what are you waiting for? Dive in head first and start studying with us! You can sign up for a FREE lifetime account and start achieving your new language goals today!

Top 10 Anime to Help You Learn Japanese

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

Japanese anime is very popular around the world. So popular that many people decide to learn Japanese because of their love for their favorite anime shows.

Top 10 Anime to Help You Learn Japanese

But one problem with learning Japanese through anime is the kind of Japanese you’ll absorb this way. The characters in anime live in their own universe, where everyone tends to use slang, casual language, informal pronouns and even made-up words. It’s very easy to spot people who learned Japanese exclusively through anime – you’ll see 20-year-old boys talking like 10-year-old kawaii girls, or 20-year-old girls talking like yakuza, for example! Needless to say, native Japanese speakers may not take them seriously!

Despite this, it can actually be useful to incorporate anime into your language learning routine.

Anime has a lot to offer to Japanese students on every level:

1. It helps you practice your listening skills. Listening skill are of course closely related to pronunciation.

2. It gives you more than just a glimpse into Japanese culture and modern day pop-culture.
Cultural references are absolutely vital to learning any new language, and anime is deeply rooted in Japanese culture. People will throw anime references into their casual, polite and even business conversations.

3. Just as importantly, catching up on your favorite shows is a great and fun way to take a break from your ordinary language learning routine.

Anime is a great learning tool because it’s fun and there is a lot of it. In fact, there’s anime for everyone: romance, action, adventure, horror, comedy, sports, historical – basically in any genre you can think of.

As long as you don’t lose sight of your ultimate Japanese language goal – to speak fluently and properly in any situation – anime definitely has a place in your language learning routine.

We’ve listed some fun anime series you can get into and improve your Japanese. We tried to pick easy to understand shows that use everyday language. Hopefully these will give you some good jumping off points. But remember: this is just a partial list, and there really is an anime for everyone. If you don’t like the series we listed below, you can easily find a different one!

Join the 34 Language Celebration & Get 34% OFF Premium

Friday, January 29th, 2016

Celebrate our 34 Languages & Get 34% OFF Premium!

Hello Listener,

You asked, we listened. And on January 1st, we launched the new websites for Afrikaans, Romanian and Urdu! This brings us to 34 languages that you can now learn! If these were on your wish list, be sure to visit them below.

And…as our thank you for helping us grow, get 34% OFF Premium at all of our 34 language sites. Unlock our entire language learning system at 34% OFF. Now’s your chance! Start speaking from your first lesson and save BIG. Unlock 100s of hours of audio and video lessons by real teachers, lesson notes, Premium study tools, exclusive apps and more. Get 34% OFF Premium – just $6.60/month or $0.22/day. Hurry! This ends February 3rd, 2016!

Click Here to Get a BIG 34% OFF ALL Premium Plans:

Thank you,
InnovativeLanguage.com

Special Invitation To Get Our New App & Free Daily Language Lessons

Saturday, January 23rd, 2016

Get Your Daily Dose of Language for the iPhone & iPad!

Hello Listener,

We’re inviting you to download your new secret weapon for learning language in 2016. You’ll learn in minutes a day, every day, guaranteed, with mini-lessons delivered directly to you. Learn words, phrases, grammar and more with a quick daily dose! Easy to learn. Easy to finish. Easy to keep going, every day.

All you have to do is download our new, free App: Click Here to Get the Daily Dose App for the iPhone & iPad!

Click Here to Get the Free App, Daily Dose, for the iPhone & iPad!

How does the Daily Dose work? Every day, you get a new, free lesson!
And every day, it’ll be different – you’ll learn phrases, slang, vocabulary, cultural points and much more. Reviewing it will take a minute or less. Then, you can go about your busy day. Tomorrow, there’ll be a new lesson, your daily dose of language, to keep you going.

And the results?

  • You learn in minutes a day
  • Your target language improves easily
  • You get addicted to learning every day
  • You don’t get overwhelmed

Let’s take a look at what’s inside your Daily Dose App:

  • Daily Alerts for New Mini-Lessons: Every Day is Different!
  • Lessons Covering Grammar, Phrases, Vocab, Slang, Culture & More
  • Native Pronunciations, Translations and In-Depth Explanations
  • How to Say Today’s Date in Your Target Language
  • A Calendar Overview of Your Lessons
  • Audio and Video Lessons for Every Mini-Lesson (Requires Subscription)
  • Access to Past Mini-Lessons (Requires Subscription)

Click Here to Download the Daily Dose App!

Premium and Premium PLUS users: You have FULL access to this App! This means you get the library of past mini-lessons as well as the bonus audio and video lessons.

The Daily Dose App is currently available on the iPhone and iPad and in 10 languages – Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish and Thai. Don’t worry, we’ll be adding even more languages soon, so stay tuned. Download the App right now and let us know what you think! Android version coming soon.

To your fluency,
Team InnovativeLanguage.com

P.S. You’ll Learn Language in Minutes a Day, Every Day, Guaranteed. And you’ll never feel overwhelmed. The Daily Dose App is designed to make language learning quick and easy so you can progress fast. Be sure to download it right now.

Click Here to Get Your Daily Dose of Language for the iPhone & iPad!

Our Upcoming Free App: Daily Dose of Language

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

Our Upcoming Free App: Daily Dose of Language

Hello Listener,

You wake up. There’s a new free mini-lesson waiting for you. It’ll only take you 1 minute to review. There’ll be a new one tomorrow. And the day after. What kind of sorcery is this!?

It’s about our brand new Daily Dose of Language app. It’s completely FREE.

The Daily Dose of Language is a calendar that gives you new, 1-minute lessons every day. Why? Because learning a little every day is easy, strengthens your habits and motivation and you improve your language skills over time. You get a new, different lesson every day. From culture and holidays to grammar, slang, phrases and much more.

The goal? So you can easily learn every day, fast – with 1-minute mini lessons.

Available in 12 languages now and more coming soon!

Preview the NEW Daily Dose of Language Calendar!
Click here to get a sneak peak of the Daily Dose of Language Calendar!

To Your Fluency,

Team InnovativeLanguage.com 

Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions in 31 Languages. Is Yours Here?

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016

New Year’s Resolution

Hello Listener,

What’s your New Year’s Resolution for 2016? Learn more languages? Save money? Read more books? Can you tell us in the language you’re learning?

We asked our listeners on Facebook what their resolutions were and here are the Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions based on the responses. 52% of our listeners chose saving money. Is yours on the list?

This phrase list will take you 3 minutes and you’ll be able to say what your New Year’s Resolution is. If yours isn’t on there, leave us a comment!

Learn The Top 10 Resolutions in 31 languages:

Here are some handy ways you can master the phrases with this lesson:

  • Press the sound icon to hear each phrase and read along
  • Review all phrases in a slideshow by pressing “View Slideshow”
  • Listen to all the phrases in one lesson with “Play Audio”
  • Add the phrases to your Word Bank or Flashcards
  • Print the entire list out for your personal review
  • Leave us a comment in Japanese for practice – we read them all!

Speak and master your target language with 100s of audio and video lessons made by real teachers. Click on “Browse Lessons” in the top menu to access our massive library. Just start, we’ll do the teaching and you’ll start speaking minutes into your first lesson.

Happy New Year!

Team InnovativeLanguage.com

5 Ways To Never Forget Words with the NEW Word Bank

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

Hello Listener,

How easy is it to forget new words and phrases?

First you learn ‘em. Two days later, you forget ‘em.

Stopping to note them down takes a lot of time. You can write every word down on 100s of flashcards or in a notebook. That’s the time-consuming part of the battle.

But wait!

You STILL have to review them all!

So here are 5 ways to never forget new words with the Word Bank. It’s your personal, ever-growing collection of vocab. Come across a new word in one of our lessons? Want to master specific vocab list? Save ‘em with 1 click and review ‘em in 1 spot – the Word Bank.

And it’s just been updated with new features!

1) Never Forget New Words from Lessons. You’re listening (or watching) a one our Audio or Video lessons. And you come across a new word. But hearing it once isn’t enough. Find the word in the lesson’s vocabulary review list and click on “Add to Word Bank” to save it.

Click here to visit the newly updated Word Bank!

2) Save New Words or Phrases from Vocab Lists. Know those “Free Bonus” word and phrase lessons we send out? You can save these to your Word Bank as well for future review. Select your words, click on “Add Selected Words” and choose “Word Bank.” Done!

Click here to visit the newly updated Word Bank!

3) New! Review Quickly and Easily. Ready to review? You’ll find all your saved words in the Word Bank. We’ve updated it so it’s a lot cleaner and easier on the eyes. Review the words and meanings at a glance. You can also hear the native audio pronunciation. And, you can even enlarge the words as you hover over them.

Click here to visit the newly updated Word Bank!

4) New! Organize and Label your Words. Maybe you want to see just the adjectives. Or just the questions. Or…the words you learned this past month. Just add a custom label of your choice to a set of words. Then, review just the ones you’re interested in.

Click here to visit the newly updated Word Bank!

5) New! Make Reading and Pronunciation Easy with Transliteration. The best way to never forget a word? Make it easy to remember! With transliteration, you can quickly learn the word and its reading in English. Or, feel free turn it off for an extra challenge.

With the Word Bank, a Premium Study Tool available for our Premium and Premium PLUS learners on our 101 language sites, you can…

  • Save words from any lesson or vocab list with 1 click
  • Review all of your words quickly in 1 spot
  • Organize them by custom labels and see the words you want
  • Send your words to Flashcards to drill and master them fast
  • Access the relevant audio and video lessons that introduce the word
  • Export your words to PDF and print them out as physical study sheets
  • Export your words to Excel or CSV files (for advanced users)

This is your personal, ever-growing collection of words.

Save with 1 click, review them all in 1 spot and never forget words in your target language again. Be sure to check out this powerful study tool by signing up for a Free Lifetime Account at any one of our 31 Innovative Language learning sites. With a 7-Day Free Trial, you get to access this exclusive feature (reserved for Premium and Premium PLUS members).

If you’re already a member, simply access it from the “Study Tools” drop down menu on any one of our 31 sites.

Click below to choose a language and sign up for a Free Lifetime Account! 

http://www.innovativelanguage.com/online-language-courses 

Stay tuned for even more great study tools and features to come!

To your fluency,

Team Innovative Language