Lexiophiles Top 100 Language Blogs


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You can find a multitude of resources online for learning European languages, but when it comes to learning Thai, the pickings are paltry. Therefore, when Lexiophiles published their Top 100 Language Blogs post, I went through the list to see what I could cull for language learners, no matter what language they are studying.

Lexiophiles Top(ish) Language Blogs…

Mission to Learn
How to be more successful in finding and benefiting from learning experiences – online and off.

Language Geek
Tips and tricks on learning languages and language education.

Join Martin (no longer online)
Journalist, Martin Drury, has just 1 year to learn as many languages as possible. This blog covers what he does and how he does it.

Freestyle Language (no longer online)
Learning languages both on the web and off, as well as language-related issues.


The Linguist on Language (no longer online)
Language blog for people who love languages or would, but were discouraged.

A website focused on self improvement, providing tips and advice to help you live a little smarter.

yndigo (no longer online)
Translation with both insights and incites.

Tower of Confusion
General thoughts on interesting language topics with other language learners.

Language-related musings on a number of topics and languages.

Thai 101
Thoughts on Thai language, media, and culture.

Cognition and Language Lab
Experiments testing human reasoning, particularly in the domain of language.

Brave New Words
Translation, language, literature, and other related topics.

Free Language
Lessons, podcasts, study guides, and more.

Learn a language
Generally about learning languages.

The Linguist Blogger
Dialects, languages, language learning, polyglots, hyperpolyglots, philology and pedagogy. The blog is stagnant for now, but the information is useful.

The Language Chronicle (no longer online)
Mission: To serve as the ultimate source for information on foreign languages and how to learn them.

Not there but (IMHO) should be…

All Japanese All The Time Dot Com
How you can learn Japanese (and many more languages) without taking classes, by having fun and doing things you enjoy—watching movies, playing video games, reading comic books—you know: fun stuff!

A small space devoted to language and language learning.

Beyond Words
ALTA Language Training blog.

Confessions of a Language Addict (no longer being updated)
Thoughts on language, language learning and the process of becoming a polyglot – from the editor of multilingua.info.

How to learn foreign languages: advice from the Foreign Language Doctor.

If you want the full range of Thai specific sites, be sure to visit my resources in the top nav, Learning Thai.

4 thoughts on “Lexiophiles Top 100 Language Blogs”

  1. Thanks Amy! It is quite exciting to think about the fun of a competition. And there are wonderful linguists at lexiophiles.com, so being able to see how everyone gets on will be interesting to watch.

  2. Congratulations, Cat! WLT is well deserved to be in the Top 100 of the web. I’ll vote for you!

  3. Dear Blogger,

    thanks for you post. We have added your suggestions to our lists for this year’s competition and hereby invite and nominate you to participate.

    you are nominated for the “Top 100 Language Blogs 2009” competition. Congratulations! After last year’s success the bab.la language portal and Lexiophiles language blog are hosting this year’s worldwide language blog competition once again. We are confident to surpass more than the 350 blogs which entered the competition in 2008.

    We have made two major changes to last year:

    1. Due to the amount of blogs we have created categories.
    (Language Learning/Language Teaching/Language Technology/
    Language Professionals)
    You are in category Language Learning
    2. User voting will count 50% towards final score

    Voting will start on July 8, leaving you enough time to prepare your readers for the upcoming voting. Voting will close on July 27 and the winners will be announced on July 30.

    For more information on the 2009 competition and what it is all about visit [http://www.lexiophiles.com/english/top-100-language-blogs-2009-nomination-started]
    So now you may ask yourself what you can do. Here are some suggestions

    -Nominations are open until July 6, so feel free to share any blog you like with us
    -Each blog will have a one-sentence-description for the voting. If you would like a special description to go along with your blog, just send me an email [[email protected]]

    Kind regards,
    On behalf of the bab.la and Lexiophiles team

    Marc Lütten

    bab.la GmbH | Baumwall 7 | 20459 Hamburg | Germany
    Phone: +49(0)40-707080950 https://bab.la/
    Handelsregister AG Hamburg | HRB 101207
    Geschaftsführer: Dr. Andreas Schroeter, Dr. Thomas Schroeter, Patrick Uecker


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