Students taking African 670: Theories and Methods of Learning a Less Commonly Taught Language write critical reviews of books related to independent language learning.
Paul Pimsleur. How to Learn a Foreign Language. Boston: Heinle & Heinle, 1980.
Na’im Muhammad. How to Learn Languages: 7 Steps to Fluency [Kindle version]. Self-published, 2016.
Barbara F. Freed, ed. Second Language Acquisition in a Study Abroad Context. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company, 1995.
Benny Lewis. Fluent in 3 months: How Anyone at Any Age, Can Learn to Speak Any Language from Anywhere in the World. New York, NY: HarperOne, 2014.
Nate Nicholson. How to Learn Any Language in a Few Months While Enjoying Yourself: 45 Proven Tips for Language Learners, 2nd Edition. Blue Sky Publishing, 2014.
Eric Bodnar. The Immersion Method: How to Learn Any Language from What You Love [Kindle version]. Self-published, 2017.
Tony Brown and Jennifer Brown. Teaching Advanced Language Skills through Global Debate: Theory and Practice. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2014.
Barry Farber. How to Learn Any Language. New York, NY: Barnes and Noble, 1991.
Kató Lomb. Polyglot: How I Learn Languages. Berkeley: TESL-EJ, 2008.
Leslie Dickinson. Self-instruction in Language Learning. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1987.
Terry Doyle and Paul Meara. Li’ngō!: How to Learn a Language. London: BBC Books, 1991.
Richard M. Roberts and Roger J. Kreuz. Becoming Fluent: How Cognitive Science Can Help Adults Learn a Foreign Language. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press, 2015.