A film like this makes me realise how awesome Europe is. Buy a 20€ Ryanair flight, 2 hours later (actually 3 since Ryanair is usually delayed) you're in the middle of a completely different country, different culture, language, people, food, traditions! The next day you can be back home eating frozen pizza... We're truly blessed!Read More
I know, I know, "music is the way to people's hearts" and it's "a universal language". You've probably heard this a million times. But today I write this blog to show you a bit of how music helps your foreign language acquisition and makes your life just much more fun! Music, like any art form, is a gateway into a culture, and it says a lot about the context it was composed in.
-But Juan, isn't all Spanish the same? Except for that lisp all Spaniards seem to have?Read More
Today I decided to share some of the subtle quirks used by native speakers I've noticed while living in German-speaking countries; as a bit of background, I've lived in Hamburg, Leipzig, and will soon be moving to Austria, so that's three completely different ways of speaking German.Read More
Happy Thursday everyone! For this week I thought I'd speak about a method that not only helps you improve one language; but two of them at the same time, this is known as laddering.Read More
No more excuses! A year from now you'll regret not having started learning Zulu, or Guarani, or Portuguese (believe me or not, Portuguese is the weirdest of those three).Read More