Learn a New Language with Sketchnotes


A faster path to fluency.

Use the powerful combination of words and visuals to help you become fluent in a new language.

$49 - Purchase

Break Barriers and Cross Borders

Have you always wanted to learn a new language, but have lacked the support to follow through on that desire? I think sketchnotes can help with that.

Learn a New Language with Sketchnotes: a map describing the journey of the course.

Throughout this course I'll help you map out your own language learning plan and provide you with sketchnoting activities to make the most of your language learning efforts.

Illustrated Video Lessons

Here's a full list of lessons that are available within this course.


Unit 1: An Introduction

1.1 Course Overview
1.2 Your Language Learning Goal
1.3 Sketchnoting & Language Learning
1.4 Gather Your Resources

Unit 2: Your Language Learning Plan

2.1 Your Plan: Build It
2.2 Your Plan: Use It
2.3 Your Plan: Refine It


Unit 3: Learning Words (Beginner Language Level)

3.1 Learning Words (Unit Overview)
3.2 Sketch Scenes to Build Vocabulary
3.3 Mind Maps to Connect Words
3.4 Stick Figures to Learn Verbs
3.5 Sketchnoted Vocabulary Flashcards
3.6 Drawing Faces to Learn Emotions

Unit 4: Building Sentences (Intermediate Language Level)

4.1 Building Sentences (Unit Overview)
4.2 Sketchnoting Interesting Quotes
4.3 Storytelling with Scenes
4.4 Mark Up The Margins
4.5 Verb Conjugation Diagrams
4.6 Past, Present, Future


Unit 5: Full Immersion (Advanced Language Level)

5.1 Full Immersion (Unit Overview)
5.2 A Night at the Movies
5.3 Sketchnoting the News
5.4 Start a Gratitude Journal
5.5 Sketchnoting Song Lyrics
5.6 Close Your Eyes & Listen

Sample Lesson

Lesson 3.2 - Sketch Scenes to Build Vocabulary


Monthly Q & A with Doug



Bring questions related to the course you're working through or share your latest sketchnoting project for feedback. Open to all members of Verbal to Visual, no matter your experience level. Join us for some rich discussions about the world of visual thinking!

Upcoming Q & A:

June 13th at 9:00am Pacific Time


Learn from Anywhere

Learn a New Language with Sketchnotes: laptop, desktop, tablet, and smartphone screenshots showing the online learning environment.

Built on top of the Mighty Networks platform, you'll be able to access all of our resources from any browser or by using the native iOS or Android app.


This course was great for motivating me to study English in a different way. In addition to learning a new language I was able to learn new sketchnoting techniques to use in my studies!

Simone B.

Get this Course

Are you ready to start learning a new language?


$49 - Purchase

One-Time Fee For Lifetime Access

Once you pick up this course you’ll have lifetime access to all current and future resources contained within it.

30-Day Money-Back Guarantee

I want you to be able to experience this course from the inside to see whether or not it’s a good fit for you. With that in mind, if you’re not satisfied with what you see after your first 30 days, I’d be happy to return your money.


Course Bundles

Learn a New Language with Sketchnotes is included in the following course bundles: