About LATG

Languages Around the Globe is a community and site for language learners, linguists, and other professionals and enthusiasts . LATG began as a Facebook fan page in 2012. Since then the page has expanded to over 40,000 fans and has branched out to other forms of social media including Twitter, Google+ and Pinterest.

One of my primary goals is try to help those looking for language learning tools and assistance find resources and programs that are both effective and affordable. As a dedicated language learner myself I am extremely interested in testing language learning software and programs both big and small, and serving the interests of linguists. language learners and educators.

But programs aside, let us not forget that the cornerstone of language acquisition is real life application. I’d like to foster communication and cultural exchange between community members looking to connect with one another and learn together. So get engaged on social media! Converse in the comments, and get in touch!

And don’t forget to subscribe to my email updates! It’s super easy, only takes a second, and doesn’t include excess spam. In return you’ll also receive a free copy of Erik Zidowecki’s ebook “Finding Your Way to Languages”.

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About the Author

I’m Brian and I’m the creator and administrator of Languages Around the Globe. I studied Cultural Anthropology at Franklin Pierce University in Rindge, NH. I’m currently residing in Hamburg, Germany.

I’ve has studied Russian and Spanish seriously for a few years now as well as a few other languages on a much more casual basis including but not limited to Kyrgyz, Quechua, Esperanto and most recently has begun learning German.

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The LATG logo and website banner were hand drawn and generously gifted to LATG by tXc, the creator of and artist behind the webcomic Expat Gone Foreign. You should not only check out her website by following the link but also be sure to visit and follow EGF on Facebook and Twitter for some great comics about linguistics, languages and life in a foreign country.