Posted by: sbilingual | March 20, 2012

Top 5 Twitter Accounts for Language-Related Information

As the general public gravitates more toward the use of social media, experts of all callings are jumping on the bandwagon and sharing their knowledge on all of the social media hubs. Twitter offers a fast way to impart snippets of information that can be both helpful and relevant to those looking for new facts and information on a broad range of topics. And if you love learning about other languages then you should look no further than Twitter to get a daily dosage of language-related information. Follow these five Twitter accounts if you love learning about other languages:

  1. @RosettaStone
    RosettaStone is easily one of the most well-known companies that strives to make learning new languages easier for the average person, and their Twitter account is committed to this same cause. They offer tips, information, and encouragement to help people get started learning new languages every day.
  2. @aboutworldlangs
    If you’re looking for a way to learn about different languages around the world then this is the Twitter account to follow. About World Languages is committed to providing quality information, interesting tips, and cultural awareness about every language under the sun. You’ll always pick up new and interesting language-related tidbits from this account.
  3. @LanguageJobs
    This Twitter account will help connect and inform interested people who are looking to make a career in their passion: languages. They offer up helpful tips, help promote open jobs and prospective job seekers, and also give up to date information on news breaking around the world about different languages.
  4. @LanguageLog
    The Language Log is a collaborative account hosted by Mark Liberman and Geoffrey Pullum that is geared at providing as much information as possible on anything and everything relating to languages and linguistics. Because there is more than on contributor it gives unique and varied views on relevant language topics.
  5. @LanguageMastery
    Looking to master a foreign language? Then Language Mastery is the Twitter account to follow. You can find tweets that offer up tips and tools for not only learning but becoming an expert in new foreign languages, as well as different videos, software, and other technologies that will make the learning process easier. Twitter is full of useful accounts that can help you master any foreign language. In addition to these more general accounts there are also several that are aimed at mastering any one language in particular. You can learn a lot about languages from 140 characters or less!

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