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A Moment in Television Time, 2009

4 Italian, News, Radio/TV/Video/Film

When I was studying Italian in 2009 and 2010, the Italian channel RAI was 554 in Manhattan with Time Warner Cable. I don’t know how much it costs currently, nor do I know what other cable companies you might be able to…

Mr. Tammet, Whose Ability Inspires Awe

5 General, Radio/TV/Video/Film

Click here to see an incredible video about Daniel Tammet, a language savant who learned Icelandic in a week.  Yes. A week. That is insane. Mr. Tammet is a writer and linguist with what is known as high-functioning autistic…

This Is So You Can Spell, and Be Spelled to, in French

3 French, Audio Lessons, Radio/TV/Video/Film, Websites

If you want to sound literate in a foreign language, it is important to be able to spell. But because the spoken alphabet is not normally taught in standard teach-yourself materials, you kind of need to work on it on…