On the propedeutic value of Esperanto

It is often repeated on the internet that studying one year of Esperanto followed by three years of German will get you more proficient in German than if you had studied it all four years. The sources to support this claim are sparse, though, and many of the studies that have been done had small … Continue reading On the propedeutic value of Esperanto

Pandunia: a real-world Common

In recent years, the COVID-19 pandemic has made it clear that our world is more connected than ever. Yet we also remain divided in many ways – politically, ideologically, culturally, and most of all, linguistically. Politicians and scientists, when they need to communicate with their counterparts in other countries, must rely on translators unless they … Continue reading Pandunia: a real-world Common