December 5, 2018

  1. Foreign Language study creates more positive attitudes and less prejudice toward people who are different.

  2. Analytical skills improve when students study a foreign language.

  3. Business skills plus foreign language skills make an employee more valuable in the...

November 28, 2018

1. “In the House” (Dans la maison)

Director François Ozon is often associated with “New French Extremism” and the cinéma du corps (cinema of the body), both of which commonly refer to films of an edgy, transgressive nature. However, Ozon and many of the other direc...

November 6, 2018

The term Third Culture Kid was first conceived in the 1950s by American social researchers Ruth and John Useem to define individuals who were raised in a culture different to that of their parents’ culture during their developmental years. As explained by Andrea M. Moo...

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...

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