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Why This Won’t Work – A Waverly Labs Pilot Meme

waverly labs pilot meme strommen 6

If you haven’t seen the viral video by Waverly Labs introducing the Pilot (Soon to be on Indiegogo) FOLLOW THIS LINK Then read on. The Pilot from Waverly labs wont replace learning languages. I will go one step further and say that the Pilot may even be vaporwear. What’s that? It is a product, typically computer hardware or software, that is announced to the general public but is never actually manufactured nor officially cancelled. Pilot by Waverly Labs won’t work because of: 1) Latency: […]

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100 most frequently used Spanish words – Challenge!

Most frequently used 100 Spanish words

100 most frequently used Spanish words Challenge! Over the next 100 days we will be tweeting 100 of the most commonly used Spanish words. We challenge you to learn them! You can follow our Twitter account: https://twitter.com/2daySpanishword (just for Spanish) or our Facebook here for the challenge! Learn the top 100 Spanish words below. By learning the 100 most frequently used Spanish words you will open the keys to getting to Strommen level 2 or 3. The 100 most frequently used Spanish words below […]

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100 most frequently used French words – Challenge!

100 most frequently used French words

100 most frequently used French words Challenge! Over the next 100 days we will be tweeting 100 of the most commonly used Spanish words. We challenge you to learn them! You can follow our Twitter account: https://twitter.com/dailyfrenchword (just for French) or our Facebook here for the challenge! Learn the top 100 French words below. By learning the 100 most frequently used French words you will open the keys to getting to Strommen level 2 or 3. The 100 most frequently used French words below are compiled from […]

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100 most frequently used German words

100 most frequently used German words

Learn the top 100 German words below. By learning the 100 most frequently used German words you will open the keys to getting to Strommen level 2 or 3. The 100 most frequently used German words below are compiled from a scientific study conducted by Randall Jones & Erwin Tschirner. For a longer list of the most common German words, consult their book A Frequency Dictionary of German. Core Vocabulary for Learners.   1. der / die / das (def. art.) the; (dem. pron.) […]

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Korean Dialect Coach Los Angeles – Korean Dialect coaching Los Angeles

Check out some behind the scenes photos from our work on Castle for Korean Dialect Coaching. Looking for a Korean dialect coach? If you are in need of Dialect coaching in Los Angeles, you can trust Strommen, with our 10 years of experience, great rates and professionalism. We have several Korean dialect coaches on staff. For a full resume of our on set dialect coaching work check out this link. Strommen has worked on Castle for a variety of languages including […]

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Argentina Trip Review by our student Linda Bruce

La Boca Neighborhood

This summer Fernando Alegre, a veteran instructor at Strommen, Inc., took a small group of students to Buenos Aires for a learning vacation that included tours, language lessons, cultural studies and organized events and outings. The group spent approximately two weeks in the city, and, as one of the group participants, I can testify to both the quality and management of the program. We had a truly amazing learning experience and a very enjoyable trip. Almost everyday we had lessons […]

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STROMMEN TRIP TO BUENOS AIRES ARGENTINA 2015

Strommen Trip to Buenos Aires Argentina

By Martha Sardinas, A Strommen Spanish student that went on our adventure to Argentina – Four students and Strommen’s Argentine Spanish tutor Fernando Alegre visited Buenos Aires from Aug. 17 – 28 with almost daily Spanish lessons and side trips to Tigre; Colonia, Uruguay and a cattle ranch at San Antonio de Areco. We each stayed in a one-bedroom condominium in an attractive neighborhood. Argentine Spanish “yeísmo.” Fernando began the tour by explaining Argentine Spanish, an accent concentrated in Argentina […]

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Strommen On Set – Our work on Film, TV, Commercials and Video Games

Garrett Strommen working on set as an Italian dialect coach

You may not know this, but Strommen has helped make some of your favorite Film and TV shows. Strommen is located in Los Angeles, so makes sense that we would be contacted by film and television productions for our expertise. One of the first movies we worked on was Brüno, with Sasha Baron Cohen. At the time our German teacher had no idea what he was walking into (if you are familiar with his work you know that he has […]

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How to order food in Italian at a Restaurant like a Pro! – Free Italian Lesson

ORDER FOOD IN ITALIAN

Learn to order food in Italian like a pro at a restaurant with our quick video lesson. Waiters in Italy always ask the same questions. When you order food in Italian you will frequently hear: “Quanti?” “Da Bere?” ‘Da Mangiare?” “Dolce? Caffè? Digestivo?”   If you are ready with the answers you will impress everyone with your Italian ordering skills in Italy! Some slang helps: “Che Facciamo?” Lesson taught by Marianna and Garrett Strommen  

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