October 31, 2018

Feminine or masculine, that is the question you often ask yourself as a French learner. After hours trying to figure out why “cheveux” (hair) is masculine and “chaise” (chair) feminine, you came to the inevitable conclusion: the gender of French nouns was randomly chos...

October 16, 2018

"Now, it's a common myth that children are much better language learners than adults. Unfortunately, this is a myth that's perpetuated wherever you go, and is often used by adults to justify not trying so hard themselves…

'Children just soak up languages like a sponge,...

August 8, 2018

Do you – or your students – need some extra motivation when it comes to language learning? Even though most of us will agree that it pays to be bilingual, it can be difficult to remain optimistic when the journey to multilingualism feels like a never-ending road trip w...

July 5, 2018

Tongue twisters are not only fun, they are great for improving your language skills, and the experts agree! 

Experts agree that tongue twisters:

1. Stimulate memory, focus and concentration

2. Improve your listening perception and comprehension
 

3. Increase your speech sp...

April 11, 2018

There’s no feeling that can match snuggling up under a cozy blanket with a good book. It’s an act that forces away phone, computer screens, and clears one’s mind of all things stressful and worrisome. Who is to say that this can’t be taken a step further to help increa...

March 28, 2018

Learning a new language can prove to be tedious and frustrating at times. Especially for those not enrolled in classes or courses, there can be an overwhelming sense of defeat when it comes to the endless vocabulary and verb tenses (or lack thereof for our friends stud...

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